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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-01 01:09:33

PAL wrote:

> Sorry, forget this section you mentioned...;>
> 'windres.exe' and 'res2coff.exe' are tools I choose individually.
> Yes, 'rc.exe' is included in the Platform SDK, but it is still not a part
> of compiler-toolset.
> I think if there are no such tools to compile .rc and link .res, it means
> we have no idea to deal with .rc.
> So let .rc be unknown source type seems reasonable.

Do you mean that unless one does

using rc ;

the .rc files in sources should not recognized?

> Hmm..., as to Borland toolset. I found it is not suitable for a build
> system relatively.
> since it's .obj and .lib formats are old and many toolsets are developed
> sooner than it and more powerful.
> What I can say? Maybe we should spend less time on it, and spend more time
> to support more popular toolsets.
> It might accelerate the mature of BBv2.

I don't think we spend much time on borland, really. It was written quite some
time ago, and works, and I don't see a reason to drop support for it.

- Volodya


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