[openssl-users] Customize Windows library names

Thomas J. Hruska shinelight at shininglightpro.com
Thu Sep 15 14:26:08 UTC 2016

On 9/15/2016 3:17 AM, Kim Gräsman wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking at integrating OpenSSL 1.1 in our tree, and I noticed the
> Windows build system now produces decorated lib names.
> The general pattern seems to be lib<name>_<ver>[-<arch>].lib where
> <arch> is only appended for 64-bit builds.
> We'd prefer a naked lib name, at least for import libs (the DLL names
> are not important to us, as long as the import lib binds to the right
> name).
> Is there a supported way of dumbing down the names of libcrypto and
> libssl? I can resort to a private patch, but it'd be nice if Configure
> could be convinced to keep it simple out of the box.
> Thanks,
> - Kim

The precompiled binary installer variants do this already.  If you are 
using default builds, then that's possibly an option.

Thomas Hruska
Shining Light Productions

Home of BMP2AVI and Win32 OpenSSL.

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