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From "Ivanov, Alexey A" <alexey.a.iva...@intel.com>
Subject RE: [build] Downloading dependencies
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:43:08 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tim Ellison [mailto:t.p.ellison@gmail.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 12:38 PM
>To: dev@harmony.apache.org
>Subject: Re: [build] Downloading dependencies
>Ivanov, Alexey A wrote:
>> In default installation WinXP does not have this library in system32.
>> This library is installed by Visual Studio 2003 and may be installed
>> other software which was compiled with Visual Studio 2003 (which is
>> v7.1). Visual Studio 2002 (v7.0) has msvc70.dll, if I remember
>> correctly.
>> That is it may happen system lacks for this DLL. And Microsoft
>> recommends avoiding copying DLLs to system32 when installing an
>> application. Thus we better distribute this DLL in snapshots and
>> releases because users may not have it.
>> On the other hand, if a person has Microsoft compiler installed, the
>> will most likely be in system32.
>> That's it.
>Agreed -- we were getting that DLL so we could distribute it to our
>users who may not have the compiler installed.
>If we think it is more reliable to grab the DLL from system32/ than
>download it we can do that.  I guess we look for a env var to figure
>where windows is installed...


I posted the code in a thread around this problem...

The path to DLL should be %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\msvc71.dll



Alexey A. Ivanov
Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division

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