[SDL] Building against a specific MS runtime version

Felipe felipe.otamendi at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 06:16:21 PST 2010

You could distribute your software with the 4053 runtime in the same folder
of the binaries and it will pick those instead of the ones installed in the
target system.

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 11:39 AM, ebyard <e_byard at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

>  I'm writing an app which will go on an industrial system (or, hopefully,
> 6000 of them) and all the systems have version 8.0.50727.42 of the Microsoft
> VC80 (2005) redist installed.
> The SDL 1.3 libraries (image, especially) seem to link 8.0.50727.4053 which
> is installed on my system (as is version .42, btw).
> Of course, when you try to run it on the target system, it won't start,
> complaining that the Windows SxS (side by side) version isn't installed.
> Which is true.
> Most people will say "install the latest redist file on the target", but
> NONE of them can be updated. This is a physical impossibility. My software
> HAS to work with 8.0.50727.42.
> A google search brings some useless help from MS. Does anyone know anything
> I can do to resolve this?
> Thanks
> Ed
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