Subject: Re: Windows Build

Re: Windows Build

From: Matthew Voss <>
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:17:12 -0700

CMake generated a sucessful build. Thanks!


On 09/04/2015 04:21 AM, Alexander Lamaison wrote:
> On 4 September 2015 at 01:32, Matthew Voss <> wrote:
>> Do you know someone I could hire to do this build for me? My boss has
>> prioritized other projects, but still want's this done. Ideally, we'd be
>> able to get some simple Windows build instructions and the necessary
>> CMake files. He's also said that contributing back is OK, BTW.
> Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're trying to do. Building libssh2
> on Windows should be a 2-minute job, not an epic project.
> Did you follow the instructions here:
> It
> is as simple as open CMake; point cmake at the libssh2 source; give it
> a binary directory to output the generated project in; press
> 'Generate'; choose your version of visual studio.
> If you have OpenSSL installed, it will find it automatically. If you
> don't, it will use Window's built-in crypto (WinCNG).
> When it's finished generating, open the VS project it generated in the
> binary directory. Build as you would normally (F7). Done.
> Alex

Received on 2015-09-08