[stunnel-users] Static Binaries for Linux? (Didn't get answerpreviously)

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mobi-com.net
Mon Mar 13 22:02:58 CET 2006

On 2006-03-13, at 16:32, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> For end users who need it working, but don't have the background
> to deal with any possible failures in compiling/making it.

That's the reason Linux distributions were invented.  8-)

> So there's no way to create static binaries?

I'm sure there is a way. Stunnel is a free software, so one can add 
such a feature. It's just not going to be supported by the mainstream 
See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KISS_Principle

>> Just install it on a testing machine and grab the files.
>> Don't forget to distribute the source code and the license together
>> with stunnel as required by GPL!
> Okay.  I wanted to be sure that if I did that, I wouldn't miss some
> files in other directories, like .dll files in the C:\Windows tree.

All stunnel files are installed in a single directory on Windows.

Best regards,

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