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RE: Building on Windows

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-05-13 21:57:47 CEST

> From: SteveKing [mailto:steveking@gmx.ch]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 9:45 PM

>> I don't believe this. If that's true, then how do all the other .vcproj
>> things work? They're in a different directory from both the object and
>> source directories.
> But it's true. The other .vcproj work because they compile
> the source files directly. neon is compiled by the bat file.

Ah, the converted ones, but not the generated ones.
>> First, I'd like to see this in the form of a patch. I can't follow your
>> descripgion.
> I don't know what exactly is there not to understand. But a patch
> file is attached. It's only for the bat file since I don't have VC6 and
> can't change the project settings.

You can hand edit a .dsp just fine ;).
>> And what happened to the plan to create a neon.vcproj? I'd prefer that
>> to relying on .dsp conversion. We have a generator, after all, and we
>> have to make it work. I'm disinclined to accept patches that make
>> .dsp->.vcproj conversion work instead of making the generator work.
> I don't agree with you here. Sure we have a generator. But this generator
> doesn't work properly for VS.NET yet

I believe Greg Stein will be working to resolve this RSN.

> and doesn't generate the neon project file.

And probably won't ever. It doesn't have to. We just need a prefab neon.vcproj

> And that means that all people here with VS.NET can't compile
> subversion without manually tweaking project files. If you had VS.NET
> you would apply such changes immediately. But since you have VC6
> and it works for you you don't.
> I don't think waiting for the generator to work well is an option
> - my suggestion would make the compilation for VS.NET work immediately.
> And it won't prevent the work on the generator - it's just a fix _until_
> the generator works.
> And creating a .vcproj file alone doesn't work since it requires
> changes to the bat file too. If you want a separate .vcproj file
> for neon then you'd also have to provide a separate bat file.

Umm, is there no way to share the bat file between the .dsp and .vcproj?


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