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Re: Tigris binary packages for Windows

From: David Darj <zid_at_alagazam.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 21:34:11 +0100

On 2010-03-03 16:25, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> 2010/3/3 Mark Phippard<markphip_at_gmail.com>:
>
>> (...)
>> One other "pain" I thought of is that ideally the binaries should be
>> built using MSVC 6.0 (I am assuming DJ has not changed that). Since
>> the httpd binaries are built using that you can have problems if a
>> newer Visual Studio is used for mod_dav_svn. You also have to deal
>> with distributing the MS runtime libraries if a newer version is used.
>>
>> The "pain" is that is not possible to obtain a legal copy of MSVC 6.0
>> anymore. So unless you already have a copy you cannot get it.
>>
>> Building with Visual Studio 2008 is a lot simpler but has these other
>> problems to contend with.
>>
>>
> I, personally, do not know with what VS version official Apache HTTPD
> binaries (*.msi) are built with, but the ones from
> http://www.apachelounge.com/ that I am using (many thanks to them for
> providing those) are built with VC 2008.
>
> I had to install VC 2008 redistributable package, that can be downloaded here:
> www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9B2DA534-3E03-4391-8A4D-074B9F2BC1BF&displaylang=en
>
> I used Tigris binaries before, but since 1.6.9 I am using the
> Collabnet ones. I wish those were available as a zip archive (or with
> a command to unpack the installer), though.
>
> This is for a 32-bit OS.
>
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Kolinko
>
One idea I had was installing Collabnet's release and using their
binaries to build the Windows msi installer.
Don't know if this can be done legally? I think should be OK but I don't
know. Anyone who knows ?

/David
Received on 2010-03-03 21:28:02 CET

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