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Daevius

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Linking to static library files instead of dynamic ones
« on: March 14, 2008, 07:22:59 pm »
Hi,

Can I somehow link to the static libraries instead of using .dll's?

It seems that I have to install OpenAL, or is this fixed with OpenAL soft?

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Linking to static library files instead of dynamic ones
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2008, 04:34:52 am »
Which DLLs are you talking about ? OpenAL or SFML ones ?

With the new version of SFML, you won't have to install OpenAL anymore, copying the DLL will be enough.
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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2008, 10:52:41 am »
OpenAL's DLL's and libsndfile-1.dll. I rather prefer one .exe then a whole list of DLL's with it ;).

SFML does that well with static libs too :)

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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2008, 11:57:46 am »
OpenAL and libsdnfile are under the LGPL license, which means I can't statically link them in SFML if I want to keep my zlib/png license.
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2008, 12:11:01 pm »
but we can link them statically if our code is published on the LGPL license, right ?
or is there maybe a problem with the zlib/png license then ?

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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2008, 12:23:17 pm »
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but we can link them statically if our code is published on the LGPL license, right ?

I'm not sure, but I guess so.

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or is there maybe a problem with the zlib/png license then ?

Absolutely not, the zlib/png license has almost no restriction.
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2008, 08:10:58 am »
OpenAL should be ok, but libsndfile is a little bit hard to rebuild on Windows.
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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2008, 08:59:36 pm »
I'll do it as soon as I can.
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