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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] linking with runtime libraries on windows
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 07:13:24 GMT
Good work, Alexey!  I've been confused by the symptoms for a while.


On 10/17/07, Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Looking on HARMONY-3964 "[drlvm][build] missing MSVCR71D.DLL
> dependency for debug builds", I'm surprised to realize that only GC
> dlls in VM ever depend on MSVCR*.DLL, no matter release or debug.
> All the rest of VM is linked against static LIBCMTD.LIB so every dll
> carries it's own copy of C runtime, with independent heaps and static
> data! Now it explains all that troubles with bad frees in
> HARMONY-3772, and why each dll has to disable assert dialog
> individually (HARMONY-4715). I've just tried fully dynamic build and
> indeed all these problems are gone.
> I guess why it was done so, and the only reason I could think of is
> historycal. Does anyone knows other explanation? Otherwise I believe
> the build must be fixed to link with MSVCRxx.DLL always. Especially as
> we already redistribute them with classlib.
> NB related links covering this topic:
> [1] http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/abx4dbyh(VS.71).aspx
> [2] http://blogs.msdn.com/larryosterman/archive/2004/04/29/123090.aspx


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