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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [build][dependencies] msvcr71.dll problem
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2007 05:53:05 GMT
Hey, I was on a plane... that's why it came after all the discussion  
came to the same point that I was trying to make :)

geir

On Jan 11, 2007, at 1:42 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

>
> On Jan 11, 2007, at 10:35 AM, Mikhail Fursov wrote:
>
>> On 1/11/07, Ronald Servant <ronald.servant@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 1/11/07, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> > I've implemented this approach in r495243. Now the build copies
>>> > msvcr71.dll from system32 directory and fails if there is no  
>>> needed
>>> > library there (this means that the user does not have MSVS2003  
>>> which
>>> > is requirement).
>>>
>>> We should also provide an option that will allow the user to specify
>>> where msvcr71.dll can be found. Some environment variable would  
>>> do the
>>> trick.
>>>
>>> I have the MSVC tools available to compile with, but do not have a
>>> standard install of the full IDE etc.. on my machine.  This is  
>>> done so
>>> that I can use different versions of MSVC on the same machine.
>>>
>>
>> %WINNT%\System32 is a standard path for any installation.
>> If you have different versions of MSVC you will have different  
>> name for the
>> library: msvcr71.dll.
>> Don't you have this lib in %WINNT%\System32  folder with MSVS  
>> installed?
>
> it's not an unreasonable request - hey, ronald - how about a patch? :)
>
> and please, could you make it a settable property in the build.xml  
> file, rather than an environment variable?  It makes it easier for  
> configuration management...
>
> geir
>
>>
>> -- 
>> Mikhail Fursov
>


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