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From: Brock Peabody (bpyama_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-03 09:33:36

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From: Vladimir Prus [mailto:ghost_at_[hidden]]
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 4:15 AM
(static or dynamic) and whether or not you use MFC.

>I see. So, if the change to <user-interface> works for you, maybe you can
>submit a patch?

Yes. I'll test it right now.

Another strange thing with windows is that I have to make background
processes (with no gui) run under the 'windows' subsystem. One reason this
has to be done is that otherwise the system will fire up a console window
when your program is ran (you can get rid of it immediately with
::FreeConsole() but it still looks tacky). Another is that you still want
your background process to receive windows messages so that they can respond
gracefully to WM_CLOSE messages (so the user doesn't see "This program is
not responding ..." when they shut down windows).

What this boils down to is that I need to make 'gui' the default for msvc
but not for gcc. I'll try to figure this one out while I'm looking at



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