VS 2010 Express merge module issue

Mat M matm at gmx.fr
Sat Nov 10 18:48:00 PST 2012

Le Sat, 10 Nov 2012 10:47:11 +0100, Andras Timar <timar74 at gmail.com> a  

> Hi Mat,
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 12:28 AM, Mat M <matm at gmx.fr> wrote:
>> Hello
>> VS2010 Express works great to build LO, but not for packaging. Although  
>> all
>> MSVC*100.dll are there, the express version does not ship the merge  
>> module.
>> This makes the packaging abort, because it expects the msm file to  
>> insert
>> msvc files into the msi.
>> Should we manage to store an msm version somewhere (like
>> http://dev-www.libreoffice.org/extern) or provide a workaround to  
>> define ?
> msm files are not redistributable, only as a part of our installation
> sets (i.e. already merged). 6cfe3c93dc55264e57f1057a2911d54232353d13
> wanted to make VC100 merge modules truly optional, so the intention
> was that everything should work without this merge module. If it fails
> for you, please try to find out why, try to fix it and send a patch.
> See also http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/history/core/oowintool. The
> question is why you have WITH_VC100_REDIST defined. Many thanks in
> advance.
> Andras

Well, I am currently on the way to fully-build LO with VC++ 2010 Express,  
so I think it wants the msm file to deliver the 2010 runtime.
FYI: merge modules were provided in the vc++ 2008 express version, so no  
issue about 2008 express.

Mat M

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