[Qgis-developer] Libeay32 dll version conflict
Jürgen E. Fischer
jef at norbit.de
Wed Feb 29 09:28:39 EST 2012
On Wed, 29. Feb 2012 at 14:08:22 +0100, Andreas Neumann wrote:
> Every once in a while I get a dll version conflict when starting QGIS. Seems
> like Windows has a newer version of libeay32.dll in \winnt\system32 whereas
> OSGeo4W has a different (older?) version in C:\Programme\OSGeo4W\bin
The DLL doesn't belong to Windows, but to some other software that also uses
OpenSSL and put the DLL there.
> Anybody knows why there is this version conflict? The system wide
> libeay32.dll - does it have priority over the one in OSGeo4W? Or is there
> some setting I can use?
Unfortunately the system32 directory has priority and is processed before PATH
is searched (see also ). AFAIK the only way is to (re)move the DLL from
system32 or to put the OSGeo4W version into each osgeo4w directory where
executables that load it are.
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