libtalloc compilation on windows

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at
Sat Oct 13 00:41:59 UTC 2018

On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 3:25 PM Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical
<samba-technical at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-10-08 at 19:16 +0530, Arvind Gupta via samba-technical
> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I want to compile libtalloc on windows platform. Looking for information in
> > net, but not finding nay info. What are the steps and dependencies? Any
> > info or help is highly appreciated.
> There isn't any native build system support for it, but I know it has
> been done in the past, probably by bringing in the talloc.c and
> talloc.h manually.  As long as your project is open source I would just
> build it into the build system (if not, you will need to find a way to
> produce a shared lib and allow a consumer patch/rebuild of talloc per
> the LGPL).

More important. *Why!!*. It's theoretically possible to do under
CygWin, but I think you're gong to bleed before you get this  to work
in a stable and portable way.

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