what is this error

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Tue Nov 12 05:11:13 PST 2013

On 11/11/13 10:57, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> Hi *,
> Am 11.11.2013 10:44 schrieb "soliman Eldebaky" <soliman.mourad at gmail.com
> <mailto:soliman.mourad at gmail.com>>:
>> but i didn't receive any warning   message

the reason for that is that the warning message exists only on master
and not on the libreoffice-4-1 release branch.

>>  and i installed  vs2012 update 3 and still as it is
> Yes, as visual studio itself doesn't contain the file. You need to
> download the windows SDK separately. You'll find a link on the wiki page.
> Just coping the file into the existing SDK might work or not.. Never
> tried. I suggest to use the separate SDK. That is what the release
> builds do, and also what configure picks up by default (at least when
> using the defaults in the vs/SDK installers).
> So so download and install the windows SDK and run autogen.sh again. It
> should find the vbs file (look in config_host.mk <http://config_host..mk>).

configure only looks for the VBS file on master, not on the
libreoffice-4-1 branch.

reading the relevant parts of configure.ac on master i get the idea that
the problem could probably be avoided with Visual Studio 2012 by using
the configure option --with-windows-sdk=7.1A  (which is needed anyway if
the builds should run on Win XP).

the commits that introduce the WiLangId configure checks on master are:


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