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Re: bignum branch

From: Andy Moreton
Subject: Re: bignum branch
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:46:16 +0100
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On Fri 10 Aug 2018, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: Andy Moreton <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:18:02 +0100
>> Both static and dynamic linking work on Windows if the right headers are
>> installed to declare functions properly. The fact that the GMP project
>> cannot organise its public headers properly is an irritation.
> I think the actual problem is that you cannot request static or
> dynamic linking easily, not even by using a -Dsomething cpp option,
> not without some jumping through hoops.

True, but a -Dsomething cpp option at least allows you to have a single
header file (that can add the dllimport decoration if required) based on
a choice made in the build script, even if there are complications in
ensuring that the choice made for the headers matches the linker


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