I'm not sure I understand. Can you link to .a files with VS?
I tried linking to the .lib file in the 64-bit release. I get only unresolved external symbol errors.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hwloc-users-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:hwloc-users-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Samuel Thibault
> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 5:44 PM
> To: Hardware locality user list
> Subject: Re: [hwloc-users] Compiling hwloc into a static library on
> Windows and Linux
> Andrew Helwer, le Fri 13 Jan 2012 01:35:27 +0100, a écrit :
> > It fails with the following:
> > *** Warning: linker path does not have real file for library -lgdi32.
> Ah, that's a dark bug in libtool.
> > gcc -I/cygdrive/c/hwloc-asdf/include -I/cygdrive/c/hwloc-asdf/include
> > e/c/hwloc-asdf/include dolib.c -o dolib
> > ./dolib "/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Microsoft Visual Studio
> > 10.0/VC/bin/lib " X86 .libs/libhwloc.def libhwloc- .libs/libhwloc.lib
> > The system cannot find the path specified.
> > "/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Microsoft Visual Studio
> > 10.0/VC/bin/lib" /machi
> > ne:X86 /def:.libs/libhwloc.def /name:libhwloc-
> > failed
> > Makefile:758: recipe for target `.libs/libhwloc.lib' failed
> Well, AIUI, you don't actually need the shared version, so you can as
> well pass --disable-shared to ./configure to just get rid of this bug.
> That said, isn't the just-uploaded-to-hwloc-website win64 build enough
> for you? It contains the libhwloc.a static build in lib/
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