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Re: some warnings when compiling for windows

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:34:35 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 31 Oct 2011, Ivan Pechorin wrote:

Thanks for this quote. I think it backs up our version.

> "The Winsock2.h header file internally includes core elements from the
> Windows.h header file, so there is not usually an #include line for
> the Windows.h header file in Winsock applications. If an #include line
> is needed for the Windows.h header file

Note this last 'if'. If windows.h is needed. We don't need it, we don't add an
include for it...

> So, as far as I understand, the solution is :
> 1) either include winsock2.h before windows.h
> 2) or #define WIN32_LEAN_AND_MEAN, then include windows.h, then
> include winsock2.h

Right *if* we would want windows.h sure, but why do we have to add it now?

If we haven't had to do it up until now with windows versions of libssh2
working just fine, why do mingw's new headers suddenly force us to?

-- 
  / daniel.haxx.se
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