[USRP-users] USRP UHD Library Release suggestion

hossein talaiee h.talaiee at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 09:39:42 EDT 2015

About VC runtime, yah, I and probably any other developer has it or know
how to get it, but we want to distribute our application to non developers,
why you dont staticly link it? what harm it may cause?

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 7:44 PM, Martin Braun via USRP-users <
usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:

> Hi Hossein,
> the requirement to install VC runtime is actually quite common, and if we
> included it in our binaries, they'd become huge. Also, if you're a
> developer there's a high chance those runtimes are already installed, and
> for a lot of our users, that's true.
> As for Boost, there's no reason for us to update that unless we run into
> bugs or require more features, so we'll be sticking to our current version
> for another while.
> Regards,
> Martin
> On 17.04.2015 04:37, hossein talaiee via USRP-users wrote:
>> I noticed that UHD.dll file linked dynamicly against VS C++ run-time
>> library that make this dll needy of VS-C-Runtime installation to work,
>> and I wonder why?
>> Why when we can do it staticly and have an absolutely portable UHD driver!
>> As a matter of fact, boost compile must be done with this option too
>> that can be done with passing "runtime-link=static link=static" to b2
>> command line of boost compile.
>> Also, boost libraries updated now to 1.57 (1.58 also will be out very
>> soon, they testing 1.58-RC version now), consider upgrading boost
>> libraries in release version.
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