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Topic: mex linking libraries on windows
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Re: mex linking libraries on windows
Posted: Aug 6, 2013 9:39 AM
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On 8/6/2013 3:11 AM, Alastair wrote:
> dpb <none@non.net> wrote in message <kto5ib$u2d$1@speranza.aioe.org>...
>> LIB.EXE - the library manager
>>
>> I'm sure you can /EXTRACT a copy of an object library entry point into
>> a separate .obj; I don't remember whether it's workable if you try to
>> do that on the .dll

>
> Thanks. I'll look into it.
>

>> What, again, other than just having two file to distribute is wrong w/
>> just using the library/dll as the vendor intended????

>
> It's just neater if a single file does everything that is required and
> one less thing to go wrong!


At the expense of a much (likely) larger executable and thereby longer
loading times plus the difficulty of building same when the static
linking object modules weren't provided.

Not sure about whether that's an even trade or not...

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