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RE: [www-lib] <none>

From: Randy Higginbotham <rhigg@cfl.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 08:11:32 -0500
To: <yulu@zhhz.suda.edu.cn>
Cc: <www-lib@w3.org>
I recently installed the library on my laptop running win98 and MSVC++. You
must follow the instructions exactly. When doing the winConfigure.pl, use
activeperl (do not use indigoperl--as I found it does not extract
correctly.) As for the makefiles, if you are working in msvc++ you may not
need them. MSVC++ provides a utility that exports makefiles for porting to
unix. But if a port to unix is not in your plans, then you don't need them.
I do not know why these makefiles are provided for us for download. A nice
feature of msvc++ is no makefiles.

Randy Higginbotham
  -----Original Message-----
  From: www-lib-request@w3.org [mailto:www-lib-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
Vladimir Kozlov
  Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 6:46 AM
  To: yulu@zhhz.suda.edu.cn
  Cc: www-lib@w3.org
  Subject: RE: [www-lib] <none>


  It is necessary to download the package with all necessary files for MSVC
(libwww-win32.zip) as described at http://www.w3.org/INSTALL.html#Windows

  Kind regards,

  Vladimir Kozlov.
    -----Original Message-----
    From: yulu@zhhz.suda.edu.cn [mailto:yulu@zhhz.suda.edu.cn]
    Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 12:56 PM
    To: www-lib@w3.org
    Subject: [www-lib] <none>


    I am experimenting with libwww-5.3.2. I try to build it on windows using
MSVC. As the Installation guide says, "you can compile by opening the
libwww/windows/world.dsw workspace and do a batch build of the whole thing."
But there's no world.dsw in my downloaded package. So could you tell me
what's wrong with my step?

    Another thing I don't know how to use the makefiles, could you tell me
what's the use of these makefiles?

    Your help will be appreciated!

    Yu Lu (yulu@zhhz.suda.edu.cn)
Received on Monday, 15 January 2001 08:12:50 UTC

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