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Re: 1.9.1 bug in svnversion?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 22:16:09 +0200

On 14.09.2015 22:09, Olivier Mascia wrote:
>> Le 14 sept. 2015 à 21:35, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> a
>> écrit :
>> I changed the build to go back to dynamically linking the runtime.
>> And the dlls are now installed directly in the TSVN bin folder,
>> without using the merge modules.
>> Stefan
> Including the (countless) universal CRT DLLs, in case they wouldn't
> be installed on the target machine? Those are to be found in the
> Windows 10 SDK itself, not among the MSVC redists.

I know.

> Another path would be to include the vc_redist.exe itself within the
> installer and run it during installation or download it dynamically.

It's an msi installer. To include another installer in an msi, that's
what the merge modules are for - but they're broken.

> In some project, I wrote a tiny executable (crtprobe.exe), doing
> nothing, but built to be smallest (4KB) and linked with MSVC
> runtimes. My installer embeds it, extract it to temp folder, tries to
> run it. If it fails, it downloads the vc_redist and install it. If
> crtprobe.exe succeeds then I have no runtime DLL to care about,
> they're available.

maybe easy to do with an exe installer, but not that easy using msi.


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