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From Martin Hollmichel <>
Subject Re: Introduction and start working
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:07:35 GMT

Am 20.09.2011 12:26, schrieb Oliver-Rainer Wittmann:
> Hi,
> I will start working on a consolidation of the Windows Build software 
> requirements as given on 
> - get rid of dependence on unicows.dll
This will have some impact wrt system requirements ? Which Windows 
version will be affected by this change ?
> -- take over issue 88652 
> ( from Mathias and 
> perform the given tasks.
> - get rid of dependence on instmsiw.exe and instmsia.exe
also this will iirc have some dependencies wrt system requirements, what 
do  you consider as minimum Windows baseline ? I would be fine with a XP 
System SP2,
> -- I did not find any reference to these files in the sources.
They come from the installer SDK,
> On my system (Windows 7) I have done a build without them and 
> successfully installed this built version. Thus, I will provide a 
> corresponding patch which only removes the check for the existence of 
> these files in the configure script. I will ask others for 
> verification on their Windows system, if a build and a following 
> installation is still possible.
> Please let me know, if somebody else is already working on these 
> things or if you have any remarks, pros, cons, ...


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