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bug #27398: Get Visual Studio builds going again

Submitted by:  Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Submitted on:  Tue Sep 8 07:12:25 2009  
Category: Build/InstallSeverity: 2 - Minor
Priority: 2Status: Confirmed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: NoneOperating System: None
Reproducibility: NoneFixed Release: None
Planned Release: 1.12.xRegression: None
Work Required: 2 - WeeksPatch Included: No

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Tue Sep 22 20:17:28 2009, comment #1:

Now that we're using gnulib and automake, building Wget without the use of the configure script is quite a bit harder than using configure. MinGW + MSYS makes it easy to use the existing Unix-y build process to generate wget builds for Windows; MSVS begins to look less attractive for official maintenance.

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Project Administrator
Tue Sep 8 07:12:25 2009, original submission:

While I'm at it, consider including these patches for static-linked wget on MSVS:


changes are against 1.11.4.

Tentatively targeting at 1.12, but may decide to do this after the Unix sources are released.

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri Sep 25 18:29:00 2009micahcowanWork RequiredNone=>2 - Weeks
    Fri Sep 25 18:28:59 2009micahcowanPriority3 - Low=>2
    Wed Sep 23 16:28:21 2009micahcowanPatch IncludedYes=>No
    Tue Sep 22 20:17:28 2009micahcowanPriority5 - Normal=>3 - Low
    Tue Sep 8 07:53:15 2009micahcowanPlanned Release1.12=>1.12.x

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