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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [build] Downloading dependencies
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2006 11:12:17 GMT

On Dec 27, 2006, at 6:08 AM, Tim Ellison wrote:

> Ivanov, Alexey A wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
>>> Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2006 3:25 PM
>>> To: dev@harmony.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [build] Downloading dependencies
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 21, 2006, at 4:24 AM, Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yes, we do not really need it while Harmony development. I've said
>>>> this few times.
>>>> But we definitely need this dll while building distribution  
>>>> package.
>>>>
>>>> So copying it while build will not break anything in development  
>>>> but
>>>> will make life easier for distribution build.
>>> So to keep things clean... why not change things so that the build
>>> brings in the dll that is being used by the build?  IOW, completely
>>> remove it as an external dependency, and simply copy it when making
>>> the build.  That way we are sure that the dll that is included is  
>>> the
>>> right one.
>>
>> This will be the best solution.
>
> I assume that you are keeping the MD5 checksum so that we know we have
> picked up the right (version/unmodified) file from people's windows
> directory for the HDK?

Good idea.  I'm actually very skeptical that MSFT has distributed  
only one unique binary under that name, but heck, lets see.. :)

geir
>
> Regards,
> Tim


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