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From "Jorge Schrauwen" <jorge.schrau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Revise VC6 .dsp files -- was: [VOTE] Release Apache HTTP server 2.2.11
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2008 14:17:18 GMT
IIRC there where problems with this. The update dsp doesn't compile clean on
vc6.
vc6 is still the compiler used for all office asf httpd binaries.

~Jorge


On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Bing Swen <bswen@pku.edu.cn> wrote:

> Jorge Schrauwen wrote on 2008年12月18日 20:10
>
>  On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Bing Swen <bswen@pku.edu.cn> wrote:
>>
>>  Jorge Schrauwen <jorge.schrauwen@gmail.com> wrote on 2008年12月17日, 19:07
>>>
>>>
>>>  For the early httpd-2.2.x series it has compiled on Win64. Then again
>>>> it's
>>>> very picky in which platform you use.
>>>> Win XP x64 + VS2005/8 works best. Vista x64 is has some problems with
>>>> platform SDK (not sure they are fix now).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How long will they be compilable? I don't know. I think it has more to
>>>> do
>>>> with the makefile(s) than with the code it self.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  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)?
>>>
>>>
>> Looks like you haven't run cvtdsp.pl to convert the vc6 dsp's to once that
>> upgrade.
>>
>> There is a more detailed explenation here:
>> http://www.blackdot.be/?inc=apache/knowledge/tutorials/x64
>>
>>
>> ~Jorge
>>
>>
> I already read your nice tutorial there, and many thanks. But I just meant
> whether it is possible to just revise the "makefiles" (VC6 .dsp files) in
> the official httpd Win32 release package to make the updated Win64 project
> files directly compilable?
>
> Bing
>
>
>

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