How to compile libgcrypt.dll

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Feb 8 11:19:35 CET 2005

On Sat,  5 Feb 2005 22:48:12 -0500 (EST), Anonymous  said:

>          $ gcc -shared -o libgcrypt.dll libgcrypt.def \
>            /usr/local/lib/libgcrypt.a /usr/local/lib/libgpg-error.a

Please do us all a favor and don't name the DLL libgcrypt - we might
want to use this for an "official" DLL version.  In particular not
with a version changed in a way this patch does.

> This patch also replaces the very slow win32 entropy gatherer included
> in libgcrypt with much faster CryptoAPI functions.

... and unknown properties.


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