Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Debug build of wireshark w/installer built on XP with 99.5 s
From: "Phillip R. Paradis" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 18:23:07 -0700
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> [email protected]] On Behalf Of Phillip R. Paradis
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 4:03 PM
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> Subject: [Wireshark-dev] Debug build of wireshark w/installer built on
> XP with 99.5 sources using MSVC8 will not load on Server 2003
> 
> I've built Wireshark 99.5 on an XP Pro (SP-2) machine with MSVC8 (from
> Visual Studio 2005 Pro). Wireshark runs perfectly on the XP box; if I
> generate an installer and use the installer to install on a Server 2003
> R2
> (SP-2) system, Wireshark fails to launch, with VC++ runtime error
> R6034.
> (app attempted to load C runtime incorrectly)

After a bit of reading and a bit more banging my head into a wall, I've managed to get it working.

Server 2003 ignores or misinterprets the *.manifest files for some reason; integrating the manifest into the binary fixes the problem, e.g.:

mt -manifest wireshark.exe.manifest -outputresource:wireshark.exe;1

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Phil