[Chandler-dev] Building Chandler on windows with a more recent
grant at osafoundation.org
Wed Aug 20 11:25:13 PDT 2008
Oh, one other thing: python itself seems to be using MSVC 7.1 (the
same as us) .. c.f.
So that seems to me to be another argument in favour of sticking with
the version we're using.
On 19 Aug, 2008, at 12:36, Grant Baillie wrote:
> This came up during today's checkin: Jeffrey mentioned that we
> should see if Chandler can be built using a free (or definitely more
> recent) version of Microsoft Visual Studio. Currently, we run MS
> Visual Studio .Net 2003 on the build machines.
> As Jeffrey mentioned, Heikki looked into this a while back, and it
> turns out he documented what he did extensively (Thanks, Heikki!):
> + wiki summary: http://chandlerproject.org/Journal/VisualC2005ExpressEdition
> + bug with more detail: https://bugzilla.osafoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5671
> (see also the 2 "Depends on" bugs, 1 of which is fixed)
> + short dev list thread: http://markmail.org/message/ughue52fb5ktnfbf
> The upshot seems to be:
> + there were some DLL issues to solve (though it's possible those
> have been mitigated by the PyLucene switch to openjdk)
> + some optimization ("performance guided optimization") is not
> available in the free version.
> Anyway, this makes me thing going down this path is a bit of a can
> of worms for now ...
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