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From "Steve Huston" <shus...@riverace.com>
Subject RE: Needs for qpid C++ projects for Windows Visual Studio 2005?
Date Wed, 19 Nov 2008 21:59:52 GMT
Hi Robert,

> 2008/11/18 Steve Huston <shuston@riverace.com>:
> > I've been working on the Windows port of qpid C++ and have been
> > working with Visual Studio 2005 (VC8) project files. The sponsors
of
> > my work, however, are using Visual Studio 2008 (VC9) and 
> I'm planning
> > to replace the current VC8-format project/solution files with
> > VC9-format files before the final M4 release.
> >
> > Does this present a significant hardship to anyone wishing 
> to use Qpid
> > C++ on Windows?
> 
> No problem for me; I think this is fine and if anyone wants or needs
> to resurrent project files for earlier versions they can obviously
do
> so (and maintain them).

Right!

> I think that the express edition of VS 2008 is
> free and will build Qpid on Windows?

Yes, it will. I'm told it does so successfully, modulo one open JIRA
building in Release mode.

> On a tangent, I plan on looking more closely at the windows build
> soon. For our release artefacts:
> 
> 1) do you have anything in mind for production of MSMs and MSIs
Steve?

Not yet. I'm still mulling over what to do.

> I was going to look at creating one with WiX which I have used
> successfully in the past.

Ok, let me know if I can help here.

-Steve


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