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Re: [Lzip-bug] Running pre-compiled lzip 1.18 on Windows gives error abo
Re: [Lzip-bug] Running pre-compiled lzip 1.18 on Windows gives error about missing library, application doesn't start
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:50:55 +0000
ok i finally got it working. I had to grab 2 DLLs from the MinGW Project:
and put them in the same directory as the lzip.exe.
Only the most recent version i found worked for me, older ones didn't.
The download links are here:
Maybe it would be wise to include these libraries with your lzip.exe
or have at least a short readme.txt with these links included. I had
to do a bit of search to find these.
2016-12-27 13:16 GMT+00:00 Antonio Diaz Diaz <address@hidden>:
> Hi Dieter,
> 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? ;-)