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golgoth

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Make OpenAL32.dll invisible
« on: July 07, 2012, 10:42:09 pm »
Greetings,

Would be nice to remove the openal32.dll depndency. Could OpenAL be staticly linked against SFML Audio?

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Re: Make OpenAL32.dll invisible
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012, 10:47:10 pm »
Not by default, since the license is not compatible. However, if your own project has a compatible license, you can recompile everything and link it statically.
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Re: Make OpenAL32.dll invisible
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 10:15:22 pm »
Another option is to move the DLL to the default lookup directory which should be C:\Windows\system32

Then you dont need to have the dll there.

But i warn you, this is a messy solution.. You still need to make sure the DLL is installed on the system and there will be a mess if more than one version of it is required by the softwares.

 

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