[gdal-dev] Re: Thanks: Missing msvcr80.dll ?

Martin Hvidberg Martin at Hvidberg.net
Fri Sep 4 09:38:57 EDT 2009

Tamas Szekeres wrote:
> Martin,
> You didn't mention from where did you obtain those binary files you are 
> testing with. I would be desirable that all the dependent dlls use the 
> same CRT settings and the dlls should also have their manifests to be 
> embedded as a resource. With the recent OS versions (Win XP or above) 
> the dll loading approach have been changed when the binaries have been 
> compiled with VS2005 or above. In this case the CRT dependencies are 
> loaded based on the manifest file instead of based on the directory 
> locations and PATH environment settings. The required CRT version should 
> be installed in the side by side assembly cache (WinSxS) which can be 
> done by using the redistributable packages.
> You could also try with the packages from 
> http://vbkto.dyndns.org:1280/sdk/Default.aspx  which I'm pretty sure it 
> should work when the corresponding VS redistributable have been installed.
> Best regards,
> Tamas

I got my GDAL from gdal.org (gdalwin32exe160.zip)

It works on my XP nootebook but not on our 'Window Server 2003'

Though latest news is that it don't work from the default command line 
promopt, but if I install FWtools it works perfectly from the FWtool_prompt.

:-) Martin

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