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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: C99 bump prior to apr 2.0?
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:52:05 GMT
And to answer the question, VC6 for httpd 2.2 is simply for msvcrt.DLL compatibility and no-surprises
upgrades.  It is suboptimal, but not as suboptimal as MS's active disdain for msvcr###.dll
users.

"Wang, Andy" <awang@ptc.com> wrote:

>On Wed, 2014-09-03 at 09:27 -0700, wrowe@rowe-clan.net wrote:
>> Finally returned to VC6, having replaced my older svn on Windows
>> which would no longer handshake with svn.apache.org and bumped into
>> a single issue.
>>  
>> Building VC6 binaries for win32, I was bitten by r1508904 which
>> introduces
>> a C99 type prior to releasing apr 2.0 (probably not a good idea to
>> make
>> such changes in a maintenance branch).
>
>I don't mean to tangent this discussion too much but I'm curious.
> 
>So this change back in 2.2.26(?) was what finally made me start to use
>visual studio 2010 for our windows builds (and boy is that an ugly
>mess).
>
>Is there a reason why you're sticking with VC6 to build?
>
>I was surprised that this change made it into a maintenance branch, but
>honestly was looking for something to push me to building on VC2010.
>
>Thanks,
>Andy
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