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Re: libwww for Win32

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 11:59:14 -0400
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To: Tom Thomas <tom@eco-viaje.com>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
At 13:54 7/15/98 -0700, Tom Thomas wrote:

>.\library\src\windows\libwww.mak does not work, though, with MS VC 4.0
>or 5.0 (lots and lots of path separator and quote problems '/' vs '\'
>and troublesome quotes around manifsest constants, I think).  Do you
>know where I might find a fixed makefile.  Any source you can direct me
>to for help is greatly appreciated.  I tried to repair by hand (grep,
>sed), but I think I only made things worse.  Belieeeve me, I wish I was
>on UNIX!

Hmmm, I use the libwww.mak file myself on MSVC 5.0 but I know that they are
difficult to "export". The libwww.mak file that I get when checking out
from CVS seems to work when I open it as a MSVC workspace.

Are you working from the CVS repository? I would suggest to do so as there
are some bug fixes (and more to come) already checked in but not in a
distribution file. You can see the list at


You can see how to get bootstrapped from CVS at


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Thursday, 16 July 1998 11:58:55 UTC

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