[cvsnt] Re: DLLs again

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Sat Jun 10 04:28:00 BST 2006

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> > It seems nobody has yet been able to explain what would get broken if a
> > cvsnt installation that copied DLLs to its installation directory actually
> > uses those DLLs.
> Windows doesn't handle multiple versions of libraries on a system very well -
> if you have any application up that has loaded one version it'll often use
> that one in preference to loading the correct version, and basically all goes
> pear shaped.  If you're lucky it'll just crash.

I didn't follow the discussion _much_ closely, so forgive if I'm
BSing, but IMHO the question is: why does the cvsnt running as
_client_ need to to follow the registry setting instead of just using
the local DLLs?


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