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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [build] Downloading dependencies
Date Tue, 19 Dec 2006 22:22:22 GMT
Do we really need to download this dll?  Everyone who has the MSVC 
installed should have it, right?

geir


Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>> Mark Hindess wrote:
>>>> I tried doing fetch-depends before rebuild but it would fail or corrupt
>>>> dependencies often enough that it caused more trouble than it solved.
>>>> I can try it again I suppose - IIRC it was ibiblio that was the main
>>>> problem and that might have been a temporary issue.
>>> People, you do realize that if fetch-depends breaks that often we have a
>>> bigger problem than just dealing with faulty updates?
>>>
>>> Imagine that every time fetch-depends doesn't work we lose the ability
>>> for some guy out there to contribute something to us.
>>>
>>> This is, from a community building perspective, a *way* bigger problem
>>> than if the JVM ran at all after it compiled!!
>> I remember the discussion over the msvcr71.dll download. Have there been
>> other problems?
> 
> it's still not fixed!
> 

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