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Re: Windows "application was unable to start correctly"

From: Dustin Oprea <>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 19:11:00 -0400

The original post mentioned that the build profile didn't make a difference.

Although I have encountered the issues you cite elsewhere, they're not
issues right now.
On Aug 8, 2013 7:06 PM, <> wrote:

> At 03:50 PM 8/8/2013, you wrote:
>> I've already tried this, both making the project 32-bit and 64-bit. As
>> expected, it can't find the symbols when I make it 64-bit. So, presumably,
>> the DLL is 32-bit.
>> There was considerably more to the message than what was included below,
>> which is where I mentioned the above. Did it not come through?
> Don't know.
> The key issue is that your project and the DLLs you link to must match. I
> built curl for 32-bit WinXP successfully (following the posted directions).
> You should be able to build a 32-bit project to run in a 64-bit O/S (that's
> what WOW64 does). So, if you build a 32-bit project and use 32-bit DLLs,
> you should be OK.
> There's another issue about debug vs release libraries, which I assume
> you're aware of.
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