Ok, thanks! 

-------- Original message --------
From: "K. Frank"
Date:03/22/2014 2:07 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: Quickfix Developers List
Subject: Re: [Quickfix-developers] Non-MSVC build (was Re:quickfixjmultiplesessions only diff Port)

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Hello Maz!

On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 12:58 PM, Maz Saeed <maz@econosystems.org> wrote:
> Hey Frank,
> Getting started on the modifying the quickFix with Windows GCC. As you pointed out to use the UNIX version as a starting point,

As an aside, you can also work off the windows version.  The windows
and unix versions are almost the same, and the core code, I believe,
is identical.  (Windows / unix differences are packaged in ifdef's.)

> my question is how do you extract the
> quickfix-logviewer-1.1.1.tar.gz in Windows environment?

I never downloaded (or used) quickfix-logviewer.  (I only downloaded
quickfix-1.13.3.zip and quickfix-1.13.3.tar.gz.)

> I don't have UNIX at the moment to uncompress it there and port it
> over to Windows...unless there's a gzip utility for Windows. Let me know.

I believe that the third-party windows programs 7-zip and winrar will both
handle tar.gz.  (I think you can also get windows versions of tar and gzip,
but I haven't done that.)

> Thanks,
> --Maz

Again, you don't need quickfix-logviewer to build and run the core QuickFIX
code, but it could be a nice utility to have.


Good luck.


K. Frank


> ------- Original Message -------
> From    : K. Frank[mailto:]
>
> Hi Maz!
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 9:11 PM, Maz Saeed <mazter@oftheuniverse.net> wrote:
>> Hi Frank,
>> Thanks for the quick response! I've made couple of half hearted
>> attempts...kinda replicating creation of static library using the source
>> files ...
>
> Yes, that is what I did.  I compiled the source files, and put them
> into a static library using ar.
> ...

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