Batch script to download and build libcurl (using Visual Studio compiler)
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README.md

Auto download & compile libcurl

This batch script will automatically download the latest libcurl source code and build it using Visual Studio compiler.

Supported Visual Studio are:

  • Visual C++ 6 (require Windows Server 2003 Platform SDK released in February 2003)
  • Visual Studio 2005
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Visual Studio 2013 Build status
  • Visual Studio 2015 Build status

Note-1: All versions of Visual Studio Express are unsupported.

Note-2: This script is using third-party open source software

Usage :

$ build.bat

To build using /MT rather than /MD:

$ build.bat -static 

Output :

third-party
└───libcurl
    ├───include
    │   └───curl
    │           curl.h
    │           curlbuild.h
    │           curlrules.h
    │           curlver.h
    │           easy.h
    │           mprintf.h
    │           multi.h
    │           stdcheaders.h
    │           typecheck-gcc.h
    │
    └───lib
        ├───dll-debug-x64
        │       libcurl_debug.dll
        │       libcurl_debug.lib
        │       libcurl_debug.pdb
        │
        ├───dll-debug-x86
        │       libcurl_debug.dll
        │       libcurl_debug.lib
        │       libcurl_debug.pdb
        │
        ├───dll-release-x64
        │       libcurl.dll
        │       libcurl.lib
        │       libcurl.pdb
        │
        ├───dll-release-x86
        │       libcurl.dll
        │       libcurl.lib
        │       libcurl.pdb
        │
        ├───static-debug-x64
        │       libcurl_a_debug.lib
        │
        ├───static-debug-x86
        │       libcurl_a_debug.lib
        │
        ├───static-release-x64
        │       libcurl_a.lib
        │
        └───static-release-x86
                libcurl_a.lib

FAQ

If you get message something like below, please re-run build.bat again.

**** Retrieving:http://curl.haxx.se/download.html ****
Downloading latest curl...
http://curl.haxx.seAn unhandled exception occurred at $004C7D39 :: Bad port number.

License (build.bat)

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2014 Mohd Rozi

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN
THE SOFTWARE.