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Re: [Qt-interest] redistribute QT application for Windows

Subject: Re: [Qt-interest] redistribute QT application for Windows
From: "Bruce Cran"
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:21:57 +0100
On 21/04/10 23:46, Malyushytsky, Alex wrote:
>>> Also, if you put those DLLs in your app's folder, and Microsoft issues a
> security update for the system-wide DLLs through Windows Update, your
> app will stay buggy since it's using your bundled DLLs and not the
> system global, updated DLLs.
> Your application may stop working after such updates.
> This is a reason a lot of applications are deployed with such dlls in 
> application folder.
> In fact Microsoft office on my computer has MSVCR71.DLL for one of the addons 
> it provides.

With Visual Studio 2010 I believe this is the preferred way of using the 
CRT: Microsoft have stopped using the WinSxS system for the CRT since it 
caused so many problems with Visual Studio 2005/2008.

Bruce Cran

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