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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [build][dependencies] msvcr71.dll problem
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2007 18:42:42 GMT

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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