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Re: svnservice wrapper update

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-01-31 23:32:23 CET

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>> I just tried building it myself.
>> It compiles, but there are warnings about deprecated functions -
>> strcpy and friends are no longer considered safe. You can suppress the
>> warning of course. Are the safe versions available in earlier VS
>> releases?
>> And of course it converts the .sln file into a new and incompatible
>> format which no longer works with VC++ 2003. Ho hum. Maybe it needs a
>> Nant build script or makefile that calls CL directly and will work
>> with any version of the compiler.
>> Any volunteers to clean this up.
> Be carefull with that: if you don't build it with VC6, the wrapper will
> use a different C-runtime library than svnserve.exe, which then could
> lead to some very nasty crashs. Different C-Runtime libs in the same
> process don't work very well. MS recommends to rebuild all libs to use
> the same runtime.
> So if you really want to build it with VCExpress or VS.NET/VS2005, then
> you must also compile svnserve.exe with the same compiler.

SvnService.exe calls CreateProcess() to start svnserve.exe. Does it
really need the same CRT to do that? I thought you could start a
completely unrelated app that way.


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