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Visual Studio CLR static and dinamic libs

asked 2017-05-15 18:24:02 -0600

Fynjy8 gravatar image

I use VS2017 and OpenCV 3.2.0 So, I want to run my OpenCV app on another computer, so I built OpenCV with static libs, changed flag to /MT and it's work on any x64 computers (without OpenCV). But then, I decided create windows forms, and in the latest versions VS it's possible only with CLR, and the problem is: CLR don't work with /MT, only with dinamic libs (/Md).

What I can do with it? Don't use windows forms at all? Or I can add dinamic libs with exe in one folder and it'll work on another comp? (I tried to copy libs, but it didn't help, it want .dll, not .lib, maybe I need to build dll in some way?)

P.S. Sorry for my english, I hope you understand what I want to say)

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answered 2017-05-15 19:09:20 -0600

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You can use the dynamic libraries so long as the .dll files are on the DLL Search Path of the .exe

HERE is a page explaining how the search works. So putting the .dll files in the same folder as your .exe will work all the time. Putting them in a different folder will work if you either add it to the path, or the application calls the SetDllDirectory function mentioned in that article.

Hope this helps.

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yes, it works with DLL in the same folder, thank you!

Fynjy8 gravatar imageFynjy8 ( 2017-05-26 18:04:50 -0600 )edit

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