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Re: Building DLL's for Windows

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2007-01-06 19:03:20 CET

Paul T. Burba wrote:
> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 09:58:33AM -0500, Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> Paul Burba did a trunk build for me today so that I can start
>>> testing/working on some of the latest features in Subclipse. I
>>> noticed that
>>> the new DLL's that are being built on Windows do not have any resource
>>> information attached to them. The JavaHL DLL that comes out of the
>>> build
>>> process does. I do not know what would be involved in adding this,
>>> but it
>>> might be nice to have.
>> Yes, version information in the library DLL's would be very useful.
>> As far as I can tell, the inclusion of the RC file in the project is
>> just driven from the existence of a description setting in build.conf
>> for the project in question. I don't know if it's just as simple as
>> adding a description for the libraries - that might not work with static
>> builds?
>> Regards,
>> Malcolm
> I tried Malcolm's suggestion, but it seems that adding a description
> for a project in build.conf is not alone sufficient to get version
> info attached to the dlls.
> Does anyone else more familiar with building on Windows know how to do
> this? I suspect it is simple, uh, actually scratch that, it might be
> hideously complex for all I know, either way I don't have a clue...

Judging by the .ezt templates for the project files, adding a
description should be enough ... I'll check at the generator code
itself, but can't test anything because my Windows PC went south.

> Paul B.
> P.S. The patch I used to build.conf is attached.

This patch is fine and should go in in any case. Please commit it.

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Received on Sat Jan 6 19:05:00 2007

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