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From "Leo Li" <liyilei1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] Downloading dependencies
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2006 02:52:37 GMT
On 12/20/06, Leo Li <liyilei1979@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  Yes, actually we can just get MSVC71.dll from the system32 directory at
> least from XP, but as for other windows versions I am not sure the exact
> version of MSVC DLL. So is it ok if we do not explicitly get it but use it
> while linking by the search path of the os system just like other
> kernel32.dll?
>
   And also the load time when VM starts , I mean.


 On 12/20/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > > Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> > >> Do we really need to download this dll?  Everyone who has the MSVC
> > >> installed should have it, right?
> > >
> > > I don't care if it's downloaded, linked or magically generated out of
> > > looking into tea leaves, the problem is that the build needs manual
> > > intervention and this is not documented anywhere.
> > >
> > > We need to make sure that what we say you need to do is *only* what
> > you
> > > need to do. Every other (undocumented step) is annoying and slows our
> > > community development down.
> >
> > Yeah, I get it.  My point is that I'm still not convinced we need this
> > to be downloaded...
> >
> > So do we?
> >
> > geir
> >
> > >
> > >> 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!
> > >>>
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Leo Li
> China Software Development Lab, IBM




-- 
Leo Li
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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