[stunnel-users] Compiling Stunnel For Windows

Michal Trojnara Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net
Mon Sep 5 21:56:19 CEST 2011

Albert wrote:
> 4) Build OpenSSL with cross_mingw32.sh script.
> I ran instead ./Configure --cross-compile-prefix=i586-mingw32msvc-  
> mingw
> shared zlib-dynamic && make it seems to have worked fine

I'll update the documentation.  This step should produce:


> The first few compile steps work fine, but I get stuck on:
> ...i586-mingw32msvc/bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypto.dll

Normally gcc option "-lfoo" links "libfoo.a" or "libfoo.so".

Mingw does not grok dlls directly.  Instead it statically links a stub  
that subsequently loads the dll at runtime.

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