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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Do not embed manifest in DLL for isolated application with private assemblies
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-25 04:58:17

On Wednesday 24 September 2008 19:29:07 R.U. 10 wrote:
> Hello,
> I do not succeed in finding how to compile the boost DLL without embedding
> manifest.
> I created an isolated application with private assemblies (VC80 CRT) and the
> library boost_thread-vc80-mt-1_36.dll raises me a problem. It fetches the
> CRT libraries in windows\winsxs folder but I require from her that it
> fetches my CRT libraries into my application folder. So I need that the
> manifest file do not be embedded into boost_thread assembly and created as a
> standalone file. The manifest file generated into
> bin.v2\libs\thread\build\msvc-8.0 is not sufficient.

Ideally, some of Windows experts should comment on this, since I know next
to nothing about manifests. If no such expert appears, can you:
1. Point me at the docs about this manifest thing
2. Exactly tell what you want to happen, or not happen.


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