Subject Re: [firebird-php] PHP Driver status
Author Pierre Joye
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Giovanni Premuda <lists@...> wrote:
> Pierre Joye wrote:
>> > Are you saying that I cannot run a VC6 application under Vista?
>> No. It is about what you can use to develop application or libraries
>> when you target a given Windows version.
> OK, I have done a bit of research and have determined the following:
> 1) It is perfectly safe to mix CRTs, either static or dynamic as long as
> you follow some simple rules

It is safe if you are alone and have full control of _everything_
happening in your app/library, simple rules or not. I wonder how many
times I have to repeat that. It is not like I suddenly decided to
compile it myself for the fun of it. There is damned good reasons
behind this choice. Can we move on now please?

> 2) These rules have to be followed in any case if you want a DLL that is
> usable by anything that isn't MSVC++, so I definitely hope fbclient.dll
> follows them. Some still like to use Delphi, Free-Pascal and other
> esoterical langiages that dont start with the letter C...

Well, if you use a scripting language, it is not your problem anymore
(as long as the scripting language developers do it well, I hope we do

Pierre |