Win32 GMP 4.1.2 without cygwin
Tue, 14 Jan 2003 09:33:02 +0100

I have generated a .lib from .def with the lib tools that VC has. 
Something like

LIB /def:libgmp-3.dll-def

Then you have to link it with you exe, it will load your dll.

I have deleted all "@ number" from the def file so it uses import by 
name, so I can use the same .lib with differen processor versions of the 

On 14 Jan 2003 at 11:07, Sisyphus wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
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> Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 7:44 AM
> Subject: Win32 GMP 4.1.2 without cygwin
> > I have compiled it for P3 and P4, using "delta trinity"'s method if some
> > one needs them drop me an e-mail ... Manolo
> >
> I've built it (with mingw) on my PII, and am running that build on my
> PIII. I'd be interested to see the difference produced by running a PIII
> build on my PIII - so, Manolo, if you'd like to send over the PIII
> version, that would be nice.
> I wanted to build it with the disable-static and enable-shared configure
> options, but that kept crashing my PIII box. Chris Saunders suggested
> disable-alloca, and that worked fine by itself, but still crashed when the
> other 2 options were included. So, for the time being, I've settled for
> the PII build.
> I have a question (my reason for cc'ing the list).
> I note that there has been no mention of the compiler-specific static
> library file (libgmp.a for mingw, libgmp.lib for msvc) in the posts so
> far. And the GMP documentation seems to infer that if you've got a
> windows-built gmp.h and libgmp-3.dll, then you've got all you need for any
> windows compiler.
> But the building of any of my apps depends upon libgmp.a. If I try to
> build without it, I get unresolved references. Am I missing something ? Is
> there a way to build apps using only gmp.h and libgmp-3.dll ?
> Cheers,
> Rob


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