Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Microsoft Visual C Version 6 support is a bit outdated ...
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 16:15:50 +0100
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 02:23:46AM +0100, Ulf Lamping wrote:
> We currently only "support" MSVC Version 6 for the Windows builds.
> As Version 6 is pretty much outdated and it's possible that I won't have 
> access to such an installation in the near future, it seems to become 
> time to make WS buildable on a newer MSVC version.
> If available time permits, my next development steps will go into the 
> Win32 build process under MSVC 2005. Hopefully it should be possible to 
> build WS under both the "normal" and the "Express Edition" which is free 
> (as in beer).
> So expect some build Win32 problems in the next weeks ... ;-)

As an alternative: I hope to find some time after Christmas to "sort of
complete" the cmake stuff (for Unixish OSes). How about trying to expand
this to work with Win as well? cmake has a few windows backends.

Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.