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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Download msvcr71.dll rather than distributing it
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 23:18:48 GMT
This gives me the heebie-jeebies.  What is the license for that dll? 
Are people allowed to re-distribute independent of an app that uses it?

Where else can people get it?

Tim Ellison wrote:
> Ok, if somebody prefers a different source send a note.
> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 
> Mark Hindess wrote:
>> I failed to find it on microsoft.com too.  Though I'd be happy to be corrected.
>>
>> It was the first hit on the google search I did - or the first that
>> didn't use javascript and popups to serve the download.  It's trivial
>> to change if you find a better source.
>>
>> I was careful to make sure the file it served had the md5sum of the
>> file in svn.  I also checked the sha1sum just to be a little more
>> confident of its validity.
>>
>> Regards,
>> -Mark.
>>
>> On 3/30/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is "www.dlldump.com" our chosen supplier?  I've never heard of them.
>>> I browsed around and didn't see it anywhere on the microsoft.com
>>> website.  I know we are checking the MD5 to ensure we get the right
>>> thing; any idea about reliability etc.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim
>>>
>>>
>>> Mark Hindess (JIRA) wrote:
>>>> download msvcr71.dll rather than distributing it
>>>> ------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>>          Key: HARMONY-282
>>>>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-282
>>>>      Project: Harmony
>>>>         Type: Improvement
>>>>   Components: Classlib
>>>>     Reporter: Mark Hindess
>>>>     Priority: Trivial
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Tim suggested we should download the msvcr71.dll rather than distributing
it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
>>> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
>> IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.
>>
> 


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