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Re: Final(?) problems building on Win32

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-21 20:34:01 CET

Rusk, Patrick wrote:

>3) Might not have had *enough* of the Platform SDK installed. I only have
>the "Core SDK" installed, but then installed the "Internet Development SDK"
>(and a bunch of others that almost certainly weren't relevant).
You need both "core" and "internet development". The latter is required
for APR.

> However, I
>fixed my environment variables at the same time, so I never found out if
>anything beyond the Core SDK was actually needed. Anyone know if
>"shfolder.lib" is installed with "Core" or with "Internet Development"?
This is seomthing that should be in "core", if it's new enough.

>I also had problems because the Python I was using was from my Cygwin
>toolset. It managed to create "dsp" files with paths like
>"\cygwin\D\Work\...", which were completely wrong.
Ouch. I can imagine.

> Removing Cygwin
>completely from the build and instead using the Python from www.python.org
>helped there.
Right. I generally use cygwin for everything, *except* perl, python and
cvs (and sometimes awk).

>In the end, a number of my problems derived from unfamiliarity with Visual
>C++ and the Platform SDK, which I had never used in earnest before. Though
>I'm no novice programmer, I am a total newbie to Visual C++, so there were
>some things to learn.
Oh man, I can imagine...

>I also had major problems with the preprocessor directive APU_HAVE_DB being
>re-defined in apu.h, so I ended up removing it from the apu.hw used in the
>Subversion build.
I committed a script that reconfigures the apr-util build to locate BDB
correctly. It's in APR-Util HEAD and APU_0_9_BRANCH in build/w32locatedb.pl

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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