[openssl-users] Dynamic link openssl with Visual Studio

Thomas J. Hruska shinelight at shininglightpro.com
Fri Mar 13 02:27:57 UTC 2015

On 3/12/2015 9:34 AM, Ken Goldman wrote:
> On 3/11/2015 1:39 PM, Serj Rakitov wrote:
>> 11.03.2015, 20:22, "Ken Goldman" <kgoldman at us.ibm.com>:
>>> I would like to use the Shining Light precompiled openssl binaries
>>> within Visual Studio.
>> I think you must simply build static or dynamic libraries(as you need)
>> with Visual C++ yourself.  And they will work.
> Shining Light provides the dynamic libraries for gcc and Visual Studio.
>   I presume that they work or someone would have reported a bug.
> I'd rather not go through that process again.  I'd like some advice on
> how to use what they already provide.

Install the full version, which comes with .h and .lib files.  Write 
C/C++ code as one does to use third-party libraries.  Make sure the 
correct .lib files are included in the project's linker settings (e.g. 
if you build with /MD, then use the MD versions).

Thomas Hruska
Shining Light Productions

Home of BMP2AVI and Win32 OpenSSL.

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