C++11 on master (towards LO 4.5)

Andras Timar timar74 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 03:05:04 PST 2014

On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 12/04/2014 09:55 PM, Terrence Enger wrote:
>> It's not a big deal for me (because I am just looking for trouble,
>> not trying to get work done), but maybe somebody cares: my attempt to
>> run LibreOffice installed from (I am retyping this with newlines
>> added)
>>       http://dev-build.libreoffice.org/daily/master/Win-x86@43/current/
>> libo-master~2014-12-04_02.44.11_LibreOfficeDev_4.5.0.0.alpha0_Win_x86.msi
>> on Windows Vista fails with message
>>      This application has failed to start because MSVCR120.dll was not
>>      found.  Re-installing the application may fix this problem.
>> A comparison with my previous installation, "TinderBox:
>> Win-x86 at 51-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2014-11-28_08:54:54", shows that
>> program/ within the older installation has msvc480.dll but the newer
>> version does not.  Neither program/ has MSVCR120.dll.
> I assume you mean @42, not @43?  Looking into
> <http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/Win-x86@42/2014-12-04_22.57.23/libo-master~2014-12-04_22.57.23_LibreOfficeDev_4.5.0.0.alpha0_Win_x86.msi>
> with Orca, there /is/ a msvcr120.dll included in the File table.  It is not
> clear to me why that apparently does not get installed onto your machine or
> is not found by LO (and it is neither clear to me where it would be
> installed to, into the LO program directory or into some global Windows
> directory).  Maybe Timar knows more.

It is to be installed into System directory of Windows (provided by
the VC++ Runtime merge module). It is not enough to unpack the msi
with msiexex /a (so called "parallel install"), if the correct VC++
Runtime was never installed to the system.


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