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- Subject: Re: LuaBinaries - why so many Win32 versions?
- From: "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 14:41:39 +0100
On 22/07/2008, steve donovan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Fraid so! In the good old days things would require msvcrt.dll, which
> was part of Windows. Now each major release of the MS compilers comes
> out with a new runtime.
That's what I thought :-(
> The LuaBinaries standard is basically VS2005
> (msvcrt80.dll), and most people seem to be building against that now.
Except those of us using free compilers, who are either on mingw
(msvcrt) or VS 2008 (the new free one - msvcrt9).
> But (alas) you then have to include that damned runtime...
Which, as I understand things, has some odd redistribution
limitations. OK for commercial use, but a bind for free software.
OK, so I'll build my own for personal use, and plaster big warnings
across the DLL-enabled version for distribution :-(