[geos-devel] Makefile.vc Updates

Sean Gillies sgillies at frii.com
Wed Jan 16 13:50:48 EST 2008

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Folks,
> I have updated source/Makefile.vc to include a bunch of the new classes
> so it seems to properly create the DLLs (r2107).
> I have also observed that the distinction between geos.dll and
> geos_c.dll as built by the Makefile.vc is essentially a fraud.  It
> appears we make no effort to declare GEOS C++ classes in a way that allows
> the C++ API to be exported from DLLs, so geos.dll is really just the same
> as geos_c.dll (only C API exported) with the exception that a bunch of
> extra C++ classes are included that have no access via the C API.
> I have not changed this yet, but I assuming we don't want to declare the
> C++ classes in a way that they can be exported from DLLs, I'll just strip
> down the Makefile.vc to only generate geos.dll.
> Best regards,

Thanks for looking into it, Frank. I guess my Shapely installer no
longer needs to be the Number of the Beast in kb. Eddie the Head will be


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