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Re: Linker errors on MSVC9

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 13:52:22 -0700

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 12:56 PM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:53 PM, D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> You are building a program that uses the Subversion API's, correct?
>>
>> I don't know why those API's are missing from the libraries and I'll
>> look at it when I can (I suspect they aren't being exported correctly
>> or something), but is there a specific reason you want to use the
>> static libraries rather than the libsvn_* dynamic link libraries?
>>
>> The dynamic link libraries are much more commonly used and are quite a
>> bit easier to deal with although you may have to deploy the Subversion
>> (and support) dll's with your program if you can't depend on an
>> existing Subversion installation.
>
> The DLLs for the libsvn_ import libraries were not packaged with the svn
> 1.5.4 win32 package I downloaded, which contained precompiled binaries for
> SVN API as well as apr, neon, and its other dependencies. This is why I use
> the static libs.
>

The corresponding dll's are in the main binary zip that goes along
with the dev zip. The zips are segregated to minimize what people
need to download -- if you aren't going to build an app based on
Subversion then you shouldn't need to download all the headers,
libraries, symbols, etc.

DJ

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