TagLib 1.6 RC1 - Windows Static LIB

NightStrike nightstrike at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 19:29:52 CEST 2009

2009/9/8 Lukáš Lalinský <lalinsky at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 5:57 AM, Tony Pombo<mcp at technologist.com> wrote:
>> I currently have several projects on Windows that use TagLib 1.5 as a static library.  I like the convenience of distributing a single executable file.
>> However, I understand that TagLib 1.6 doesn't support compiling to a static LIB file on Windows.  I am disappointed to hear this.
>> Having to distribute, install, and support another (unnecessary DLL) file should not be required.  I would like to suggest that support for compiling to a static LIB be added to 1.6.
>> This feature was available in v1.5, and I see no reason to remove it from v1.6
> This feature was not removed in 1.6, it was not supported in 1.5
> either. If you can tell me how did you build static library with 1.5
> and what doesn't work with 1.6, I can try to fix it.

Since you use libtool and autotools, doing --enable-static and
--disable-shared, along with a patch to dll_export, builds static

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