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computerquip
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Should I use a DLL?

Post by computerquip » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:26 pm

I've never really looked into it but when I do, I never have actually found an actual answer to my question.

POINT: Is it common practice to use a DLL rather than link to the libraries statically? Normally, I would link to the program statically because it's more convenient for testing and passing around but when I finish a product, I'm not sure what to do.

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Post by illnatured » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:49 pm

DLL is almost always unneccesary unless you are creating an application consisting of several executable modules that share a library such as wxWidgets. In any other circumstances, distributing a DLL is probably a waste of time.

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