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Re: Visual C++ 2005

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: "Hiroshi Saito" <z-saito(at)guitar(dot)ocn(dot)ne(dot)jp>,<pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Visual C++ 2005
Date: 2006-04-21 20:28:13
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Pflug [mailto:pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de] 
> Sent: 21 April 2006 20:38
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: Hiroshi Saito; pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Visual C++ 2005
> Dave Page wrote:
> >  
> > I'm not so sure it's a problem - from Visual Studio's redist.txt:
> >
> > For your convenience, we have provided the following 
> folders for use 
> > when redistributing VC++ runtime files. Subject to the 
> license terms 
> > for the software, you may redistribute the folder 
> (unmodified) in the 
> > application local folder as a sub-folder with no change to 
> the folder 
> > name.
> Sounds like distri bloating, for no benefit.
> Best would be if this manifest stuff could be omitted 
> totally; we probably could link to the old msvcrt then.

The bloat is only about 1.5Mb which isn't too bad, but having just
watched literally thousands of warnings go past when compiling wxWidgets
about all sorts of stuff like strdup being deprecated, I really can't be
bothered to carry on. Perhaps when wx is cleaned up...

Regards, Dave.


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