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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Developer guide clarification

From: Gerald Combs <gerald_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 29 2010 - 17:37:23 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>

Christopher Maynard wrote:
> In the developer guide under section 4.4.1, “Toolchain Package Alternatives”, it
> mentions that, "Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition SP1 may be used for the
> development branch, but it cannot create PortableApps or U3 packages."
> I have been creating both PortableApps and U3 installer packages using VC2008EE
> since 1.2.0. Is there some reason I shouldn't be able to do this or is it OK to
> remove this statement from the developer guide?
> http://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsdg_html_chunked/ChToolsMSChain.html

How do you get the CRT onto the target computer? According to
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms235291.aspx VC2008EE doesn't
ship with it, so any portable packages would depend on having the
correct vcredist_x86.exe installed.
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