[Bf-committers] MSVCR71.DLL

Martin Poirier theeth at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 16 20:59:44 CET 2005

--- Franz Rogar <franzrogar at gmail.com> wrote:

> > I'm pretty convinced this file isn't nescessary at
> all.
> Not sure for what it's needed, but some users
> reported that it's
> needed even to load the program.

Don't quote me on this, but I think it comes from the
Python 2.4 DLL, which is built (officially) with MSVC

> > It has become a dependancy by either using msvc7
> > and/or linking with directx headers.
> The dependency becomes from using msvc7.
> The msvc6 has no license problems as version 7 and
> can be redistribute
> in a more *logical* way.

MSVC 6 used to be the "official" environement for
building windows release of Blender, IIRC. I don't
remember when that changed.


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