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From "bing swen" <bs...@pku.edu.cn>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache HTTP server 2.2.11
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2008 01:49:14 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote
> 
> Bing Swen wrote:
> >
> > There seems to be a bug in the project updating functions of VS2005/08:
> > embedded \" char's in the .rc files always made a fatal error to the
> > resource compiler (rc.exe), e.g.,
> >
> >    "... LONG_NAME="Apache HTTP Server" ..."
> >
> > If all the inner \" are replaced with \' (namely, "&quot;" to "&apos;"),
> > then the updated project files (.vcproj) will be OK to compile.
> >
> > Was this part of the problems with the makefile(s)?
> 
> It's a bug in Visual Studio (already reported when we were meeting with the
> a couple Visual Studio development folks in Redmond)... the fix is pretty
> weird...
> 
> srclib\apr\build\cvtdsp -2005
> 
> Now the resulting .dsp files can never be opened again in studio 5/6, but
> the quotes are shifted around for purposes of importing.

So is it a good idea to maintain two sets of project files to cope with this problem: one
for the old VS 5/6 .dsp files (no more x64 support), and one for VS 2005/08 .vcproj files
(with direct x64 support)?

Bing




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