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From Henri Gomez <>
Subject Re: Committing binaries in CVS [Was] RE: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-connectors/procrun/bin tomcat.exe tomcatw.exe
Date Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:11:23 GMT
Mladen Turk a écrit :

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: jean-frederic clere
>>Remy Maucherat wrote:
>>>Ignacio J. Ortega wrote:
>>>Sorry to disagree, but it's impossible to build the said binaries
>>>without expensive compilers. (please do not suggest Cygwin)
>>Why? Is the Makefile broken?
> Doesn't matter. We need the tomcat.exe and tomcatw.exe only.
> While the tomcat.exe could be compiled using cygwin or mingw, there is a
> problem with tomcatw.exe. The GNU's resource compilers doesn't handle
> the
> BITMAP resources so we are missing those whenever building with those
> tools.
> Also I'm not sure about the License and Cygwin binaries (that's too
> fuzzy, so I don't even bother to compile something with cygwin).
> AFAICT we don't build WIN32 distributable binaries with those tools for
> any j-t-c project.
> Further more, apache2.x installation is build with InstallShield
> (another expensive tool), and
> nobody complains about that.

ASF (or just Apache Team) have a special aggrement with InstallShield so
they could use it.

May be we should ask the same to Microsoft for it's Visual C++ ;--)

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