a stab at removing atl stuff. window experience needed.
caolanm at redhat.com
Fri Apr 27 06:13:17 PDT 2012
On Fri, 2012-04-27 at 14:40 +0200, Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi Caolán,
> Caolán McNamara schrieb:
> > In an effort to make building under windows a pain-free as possible.
> > I'm playing with removing the atl usage in embedserv seeing as
> > MSVC2008 Express doesn't come with it.
> But there is a way to get the needed libraries.
Yeah, buts its not sufficiently trivial to be easy enough
IMO :-( Downloading half a gig of DirectX for a few header files and a
lib is bad enough, but at least its "just click through" rather than
have to fiddle with a .iso and edit things.
> I don't know about the code. But I thought atl is needed for OLE
> embedding. You should be able to use MathType for example. You can test
> it with a new OLE object of type PaintBrush. (Insert > Object > OLE
> object > From file seems to be broken in the moment.)
Yeah, I suppose I need to test inserting office stuff into other things
and other things into office and see if definitely breaking embeddserv
breaks those and if converting it over gives something working.
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