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Re: Problem building trunk on Windows

From: Mark Phippard <mphippard_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 14:10:32 -0500

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:13 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:11 PM, Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:02 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> It could be related to that. Even though I have the SDK installed, I
>>>> recall I had problems where I had to make the VC98 version come before
>>>> it in my LIB path to do a clean build. I just tried commenting that
>>>> out, so that the SDK path comes first. I still get an error, but now
>>>> it is a new error:
>>>> Performing Custom Build Step on ..\..\..\build\generator\extractor.py
>>>> Compiling resources...
>>>> Compiling...
>>>> empty.c
>>>> Linking...
>>>> .\libsvn_subr.def : warning LNK4087: CONSTANT keyword is obsolete; use DATA
>>>> Creating library ..\..\..\Release\subversion\libsvn_subr/libsvn_subr-1.lib an
>>>> d object ..\..\..\Release\subversion\libsvn_subr/libsvn_subr-1.exp
>>>> uuid.lib(mlang_i.obj) : fatal error LNK1103: debugging information corrupt; reco
>>>> mpile module
>>>> Error executing link.exe.
>>>> So I suspect that the VC98 SDK includes the crypt32.lib but has an
>>>> older version without those symbols in it. I will try to Google
>>>> around about this latest problem with uuid.lib.
>>> This looks telling:
>>> http://www.tech-archive.net/Archive/VC/microsoft.public.vc.atl/2005-08/msg00265.html
>>> It sounds like the latest SDK's do not work with MSVC 6. Crap. I
>>> wonder how I will ever get my hands on an old SDK if this is true?
>> The latest SDK that still works with VC6 is the one from february 2003
>> [1]. All later SDKs won't work anymore with VC6.
>> But why are you still using VC6? The VCExpress [2] is free and has the
>> latest compiler which works with the latest SDK without any problems.
> I have a VS 2008 license too. That is not a problem. I use MSVC 6
> because that is still what we use for our "official" binaries due to
> the Apache dependency. I also use the binaries I build in Subclipse
> and if I compile with a newer version than I have to deal with
> distributing the new MSVCRT DLL's which I do not want to have to deal
> with.

OK, using the proper SDK from Feb. 2003 I can now build without problems.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2008-12-22 20:10:51 CET

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