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Re: compilation in windows

From: Vincent Torri <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 06:50:55 +0200

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Guenter <> wrote:

> Vincent,
> Am 26.07.2011 02:09, schrieb Vincent Torri:
> note that I already told you that 2 or 3 years ago.
> sorry, but that slipped through somehow; I'll try to remember for next
> release.
> they have their use of libcurl. I'm porting to windows a set of libs. In
>> one of these libs, there are 2 ways to do async download: fork or
>> c-ares. As there is no fork on windows, i have to use c-ares. As I'm not
>> the maintainer of these libs, I have no choice. So i just have a
>> specific use of libcurl that your several thousands of users do not have
>> (and i honestly do not care of them). Fwiw, i'm creating mingw packages
>> for libcurl and its dependencies, that can be installed with mingw-get.
> great! Why dont you offer these? They would certainly valueable for other
> developers ...

because it it work in progress : (i've not finished all the
dependencies packages, it remains c-ares and rtmpdump, and curl itself). It
is a slow process unfortunately.


Vincent Torri

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