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newbie trying to compile…(Visual Studio)

Dec 23 2010 | 3:07 am

Having a hell of a time trying to figure out how to actually compile externals in Visual Studio. I opened up the simplemax project, and have been trying to compile it into a dll or mxe file. But every attempt I make just gives me an idb, obj, and pdb file. What is the proper way to compile an external into a usable format?


Dec 23 2010 | 10:04 am

Hi there,

Not sure about windows, but on the mac, the actual builds of the example externals are not inside the project folder but on a folder called sdk-build, on the same folder level as c74support. Maybe it is there on windows too.

best, Panos.

Dec 29 2010 | 7:38 pm

Are you looking for the .mxe file in the right directory? Mine shows up in ….sdk-build. So that’s "Visual Studio 2010sdk-build".

Dec 29 2010 | 7:41 pm

If you use the Projects folder for your project, that is.

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