[osg-users] Redistribute OSG on Vista

Mike Weiblen mweiblen at zebraimaging.com
Thu Sep 27 10:09:06 PDT 2007


Thanks for that thread pointer, useful info there.

I found the "It's that simple." comment mildly humorous.

-- mew
 


Mike Weiblen -- Zebra Imaging -- Austin Texas USA --
http://www.zebraimaging.com/
> -----Original Message-----
> From: osg-users-bounces at lists.openscenegraph.org [mailto:osg-users-
> bounces at lists.openscenegraph.org] On Behalf Of Roger James
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 11:55 AM
> To: 'OpenSceneGraph Users'
> Subject: Re: [osg-users] Redistribute OSG on Vista
> 
> Does your app need MFC? The redist installs assemblies for that as
well.
> 
> 
> 
> Do the versions in the manifest file match the ones in the dlls and
the
> ones in the manifests embedded in the exe and plugin dlls?
> 
> 
> 
> I found this thread useful
> 
> 
> 
> http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=164465&SiteID=1
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> 
> osg loads its plugins via loadlibrary (as opposed to implicit loading
via
> the exe loader) which is why you need private assemblies in the plugin
> directory as well.
> 
> 
> 
> Only ms could dream up something this Byzantine!
> 
> 
> 
> I found the ms dependency walker (http://www.dependencywalker.com
> <http://www.dependencywalker.com/> ) and the CFF Explorer
> (http://www.ntcore.com/products.php) useful in tracking this stuff
down.
> 
> 
> 
> Roger
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> ________________________________
> 
> From: osg-users-bounces at lists.openscenegraph.org [mailto:osg-users-
> bounces at lists.openscenegraph.org] On Behalf Of Serge Lages
> Sent: 27 September 2007 11:04
> To: OpenSceneGraph Users
> Subject: Re: [osg-users] Redistribute OSG on Vista
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/27/07, Adrian Egli <3dhelp at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 	Hi Serge,
> 
> 	i don't know what's exactly going wrong with this. but one
problem
> is that you don't have the redist installed. the latest version of VS
2005
> force per default the manifest file building and the CRT lib. there
should
> be 2 solutions to solve this, i am not sure and i did test it, but i
> rember that i did once similar:
> 
> 	try to:
> 	(1) remove manifest build
> 	(2) try to et crt lib settings in the project
> 
> 	if you test it on a system VS 2005 installed, everythings works
> nice. otherwise i doesnt. so try to test also under xp (without
installed
> VS 2005)
> 
> 
> My current solution (including Microsoft.VC80.CRT folders) works with
a
> fresh WinXP install (without VS8 nor redist package installed). But it
> doesn't work on a fresh Vista install, that is why I am so
disappointed.
> :/
> 
> Anyone have manage to redistribute an OSG app on a Windows Vista
without
> having to install the redistributable package ?
> 
> --
> Serge Lages
> http://www.magrathea-engine.org




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