Yeah, I'm not going to go through list archives to figure out how to do what should be basic installation instructions and located in a FAQ or readme.txt file. It took me two days to figure out how to get the thing installed correctly, and I had to join a listserv to get that far. I've searched and found several threads of people talking about installing curl, but have not found any step-by-step instructions that have gotten me to the point where it's there, installed, and working. I ask this listserv for help (which I shouldn't have had to do in the first place), and the response is to go back and search some more?


On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Greg Chicares <> wrote:
On 2012-04-25 16:07Z, Charles Smith wrote:
> Thanks, that worked great. Now, is there a special way to install pcre and
> curl (with ssl support)  into this? Or can I just copy those files from my
> cygwin directory?

Cygwin libraries depend on the Cygwin dll--so they don't interoperate
with MinGW-built code, which uses a different C runtime library. But
if you search this mailing list's archives for pcre and libcurl,
you'll find discussions that look promising.

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