[osgeo4w-dev] mscvr90

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Aug 30 00:20:33 EDT 2011

On 11-08-29 05:04 AM, Martin Landa wrote:
> Hi,
> 2011/8/27 Frank Warmerdam<warmerdam at pobox.com>:
>> Microsoft provided installer run by the post-install script for the
>> msvcrt package.  I don't know how it would get removed but you might
> btw, it's starts installer for VS 2005, not VS 2008. Is it OK?


I have confirmed that msvcrt-1.0.10-5 includes redistributables for
visual studio 2005, 2008 an 2010.  The postinstall script looks like it
tries to run them all.

-rw-r--r-- 1 warmerda warmerda 2728104 2007-11-13 16:38 vcredist_2005_x86.exe
-rwxr--r-x 1 warmerda warmerda 4216840 2009-01-12 11:24 vcredist_2008_x86.exe
-rw-r--r-- 1 warmerda warmerda 5073240 2010-03-19 09:40 vcredist_2010_x86.exe

 > I found bunch of directories with weird names (sorry for my ignorance,
 > I am windows anti-user, who uses this system time to time for
 > compiling GRASS) - no idea where this info could be hidden. BTW, I
 > found msvcr90.dll in `Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio
 > 9.0/VC/redist/x86/Microsoft/VC90.CRT`. Current situation is not good,
 > when compiling GRASS, it complains about missing msvcr90.dll or
 > msvcp90.dll, when I copy them to `osgeo4w/bin` I am getting [1]. Going
 > to be lost in this hell;-)

Are you building GRASS with visual studio or with mingw?

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