[gdal-dev] Missing msvcr80.dll ?

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Sep 4 10:50:35 EDT 2009

Joaquim Luis wrote:
> 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.

Yes, that's easiest option, indeed :-)

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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