[racket-dev] advice on linking against racket in windows

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Sat Oct 8 13:41:52 EDT 2011

On Oct 8, 2011, at 10:39 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> At Sat, 8 Oct 2011 10:28:58 -0700, John Clements wrote:
>> I'm building cross-platform binaries, and one of my platforms is Windows.
>> Moreover, I'm calling mzrt_sema primitives from my library, but those are the 
>> only Racket functions I'm calling.
> The main problem is that the mzrt_ functions are not currently exported
> from the Racket DLL. We can change that for future versions, but
> they're completely inaccessible from the current DLLs.
> (On many platforms, all non-`static' functions are exported, so mzrt_
> functions are exported anyway. But it doesn't work that way for
> Windows.)

... snip ...

>> 2) Find some racket DLL or .o file and the right scheme.h, and add them to my 
>> Visual Studio 2010 project.
> The right files are in the "include" and "lib/msvc" directories of your
> Racket installation.

I'm slightly confused... your first two paragraphs are saying that number 2 won't currently work, so this is hypothetical, right?

Thanks for your help!

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