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From Regis <xu.re...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Don't create/embed manifest files on Windows?
Date Fri, 17 Sep 2010 07:42:50 GMT
On 2010-09-15 14:52, Regis wrote:
>
> As discussed in thread http://markmail.org/thread/4fhcnofc5vn462zl,
> define dependencies in manifest files introduced unexpected
> complications, and heavily depends on environment on target machines.
> And as Garrett said:
>
> "By removing the Manifest, the OS just looks in the local directory for
> the libraries--this is not what you really really want--you'd need to
> include the VC++ runtimes in the application directory with the
> redistribution of Harmony itself."
>
> In our manifest, only VC++ runitmes dependency is defined and loading
> VC++ runtimes from Harmony's local directory is exactly what we want, so
> I think embedded manifest is not necessary for us, we can use option
> "/MANIFEST:NO" to stop creating it. What do you think?
>

I have disabled embedded manifest files at r998010, and it fixes Windows 64-bit 
issue.

-- 
Best Regards,
Regis.

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