Commit 8c4fae51 authored by Jason Rumney's avatar Jason Rumney

(CPP): Note problem with resource compiler of MSVC.

parent c381cb8d
2009-02-04 Jason Rumney <jasonr@gnu.org>
* PROBLEMS (CPP): Note problem with resource compiler of MSVC.
2009-01-28 Juanma Barranquero <lekktu@gmail.com>
* PROBLEMS (Windows): Add entry about TCC/4NT and App Paths keys.
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......@@ -2604,10 +2604,25 @@ dynamically linked C library has all the functions, but there is a
conflict between the versions of malloc in the DLL and in Emacs, which
is not resolvable due to the way Windows does dynamic linking.
We recommend the use of the MingW port of GCC for compiling Emacs, as
We recommend the use of the MinGW port of GCC for compiling Emacs, as
not only does it not suffer these problems, but it is also Free
software like Emacs.
*** Building the MS-Windows port with Visual Studio fails compiling emacs.rc
If the build fails with the following message then the problem
described here most likely applies:
../nt/emacs.rc(1) : error RC2176 : old DIB in icons\emacs.ico; pass it
through SDKPAINT
The Emacs icon contains a high resolution PNG icon for Vista, which is
not recognized by older versions of the resource compiler. There are
several workarounds for this problem:
1. Use Free MinGW tools to compile, which do not have this problem.
2. Install the latest Windows SDK.
3. Replace emacs.ico with an older or edited icon.
** Linking
*** Building Emacs with a system compiler fails to link because of an
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