[physfs] static and import library have got the same name under MSVC?

Markus Henschel markus-henschel at gmx.de
Fri Mar 21 09:28:19 EDT 2008

Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
>> when generating a MSVC 2005 solution for building PhysFS with static 
>> and shared library targets enabled I had a strange behavior. The 
>> import library for physfs.dll as well as the static library are names 
>> physfs.lib. Because both files are placed in the same directory this 
>> leads to one file overwriting each other during build.
>> Is this a bug or a feature?
> Bug. Is this 1.1 or 1.0? I think I fixed this in the CMake files in 1.1, 
> but probably not the 1.0 Visual C project files.
> I'd also recommend you just build PhysicsFS directly into your project 
> instead of trying to build it as a separate library...it's probably 
> easier for most uses.
> --ryan.

No, it's for projects generated from the CMakeLists.txt in 1.1.1. The 
physfs-static target is forced to the same output name using this directive:



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