[gdal-dev] Missing msvcr80.dll ?

Joaquim Luis jluis at ualg.pt
Fri Sep 4 09:01:52 EDT 2009

Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> Joaquim Luis wrote:
>> Harsh Govind wrote:
>>> And unlike previous versions (msvcrt71) you cannot copy over 8.0 
>>> versions dlls from somewhere to your application directory in order 
>>> to make it work. The solution per Martin's suggestion is to install 
>>> vcredist.exe.
>> Excuse the ingenuity, but than why build GDAL with MSVC > 2003?
>> Why introducing this pain? What is the gain?
> One could ask why to build GDAL using GCC 3.x+ ?
> It's perfectly valid to ask users to install re-distributable
> package of C/C++ Run Time libraries as it is valid to
> ask for version 5 or 6 of libc.

Fortunately I build my own binaries so I can chose the level of pain.

Joaquim Luis

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