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Re: [Lzip-bug] Running pre-compiled lzip 1.18 on Windows gives error abo
Antonio Diaz Diaz
Re: [Lzip-bug] Running pre-compiled lzip 1.18 on Windows gives error about missing library, application doesn't start
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:16:44 +0100
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Dieter Schmitt wrote:
I just wanted to let you know, that running the pre-compiled version
of lzip 1.18 on Windows 7 (32bit) gives me an error about a missing
library. The application doesn't start.
I got my copy of lzip from:
The exact name of the missing library: libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
Thank you for reporting this.
I do not have access to a Windows machine with a compiler. All the
pre-compiled versions of lzip have been kindly provided by users, but it
seems that compiling programs for Windows is not easy. I am always
asking for help to compile something for Windows:
This said, the problems with missing dll's seem to be common on Windows.
Search, for example, "libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll", or read this:
The lzip family is really in need of a Windows maintainer able to
provide pre-compiled binaries. Any volunteer? ;-)