[rtmpdump] Link OpenSSL statically for Win32
hyc at highlandsun.com
Sun Apr 18 20:44:42 CEST 2010
David Woodhouse wrote:
> Windows is painful enough to deal with already, without shipping
> "precompiled" binaries of rtmpdump which require you to fetch OpenSSL
> separately. Especially given that OpenSSL breaks binary compatibility so
> Wouldn't it be much nicer to build it with -static, so that people who
> download the binaries can just run them?
It might be, but the OpenSSL license is incompatible with the GPL, so it would
be illegal for us to distribute such a binary. What end-users build and run is
their own business of course.
Also, there are no official OpenSSL packages on www.mingw.org, otherwise I
would have referred Windows users there already.
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