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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Modifying Win32 default optimizations?
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 18:04:09 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> At 08:46 AM 5/11/2005, Branko ÄŒibej wrote:
> 
>>>All in all - comments?
>>
>>How about moving away from MSVC 6 to (say) VC.Net 2003, while we're at it? It's time,
to say the least.
> 
> 
> Not for 1.3 or 2.0 httpd - you lose some measure of binary
> compatibility.  We can jump through hoops to continue to use
> the msvcrt.dll but it's suboptimal.  To pick up msvcr70.dll
> will cause some measure of pain.
> 
> I'm willing to consider moving to Visual C 7 for binary builds
> of httpd-2.1+ if enough of the community is behind it.  For that 
> matter, perhaps its time to drop Win9x support from httpd-2.1+ (?)

Yes, please. Win9* belongs on the junk heap of history.

Bill


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