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by BlackRabbit
Mon May 27, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: MIDL.EXE Barfs On PSDK .IDL files.
Replies: 1
Views: 5304

MIDL.EXE Barfs On PSDK .IDL files.

I have been experimenting with compiling various components of ReactOS using Visual Studio IDE, as some of you know. A few days ago, while compiling the PSDK project using MIDL.EXE , I started getting the following errors. 1>------ Build started: Project: psdk, Configuration: Debug Win32 ------ 1> P...
by BlackRabbit
Fri May 17, 2013 5:10 am
Forum: French
Topic: waou
Replies: 4
Views: 15533

Re: waou

Alors, je suis suprirs que personne n'a pas répondu à ta question. Veux-tu toujours aider?
by BlackRabbit
Fri May 10, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

mrugiero wrote:You just must be aware of what you can and what you can not assume.
Well, as I have stated many times, I am.

That whole thing about avoiding assuming things, by the way, is a very good idea.
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

That I agree with. But again, in my experience, these problems are all almost always programmer-induced: Someone might have some code like this that is causing them grief: void update_quantity (void *pointer_to_quantity) { * ((LONG_LONG *) pointer_to_quantity) = 42; // Might cause memory over-run, d...
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

Assuming portable by default is the surest way of guaranteeing you will run into portability centric bugs. To assume even that variable sizes are the same size between different compilers for the same platform would be incorrect. To assume that variables are the same size between the same compiler ...
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

Do you work a lot with pointers in your pet project? I believe that would be the most annoying part of any porting between architectures. Also, did you try to port it to 64 bits ARM, or 32-bits ARM? If it was 32 bits, then that would explain why you hadn't had to work as much as for porting to x86_...
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

But then, ARM is big endian, IIRC I think you meant little endian. ARM started off as being little-endian, but became bi-endian with ARM3 : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6212951/endianness-of-android-ndk And since you didn't consider that platform switch (it will happen the most if your app is...
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 5:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

Nice graphic, and it shows quite clearly your point. ReactOS is coming to phones and tablets, and they will probably be powered by x86 processors. I wonder about this. I wonder if it is prudent to wait for Intel. After all, Intel has been historically paranoid about doing anything that would cause t...
by BlackRabbit
Thu May 09, 2013 12:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

Ah, DOSGuy , there is no sense in quoting you, since I would have to quote everything. Everything you said is true, IMO. It is true that Microsoft has been claiming, hypocritically, that they do not have a monopoly, because there is the choice of Apple. Microsoft still has a monopoly on the desktop....
by BlackRabbit
Wed May 08, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: windows blue (8.1)
Replies: 45
Views: 33219

Re: windows blue (8.1)

users are aware of what they're trying to pull and are much less willing to go along with it than MS originally believed based on what happened with iOS. I agree that Windows users are rebelling against Windows 8 en masse, but I am not certain if they understand Microsoft's ulterior motives. Here i...
by BlackRabbit
Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?
Replies: 22
Views: 23196

Re: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?

It is working better now. I did configure VSSolution to regenerate the solution and project files, then did an ALL_BUILD . I should noted that, after doing and ALL_BUILD , I had to explicitly select and build the livecd project to build livecd.iso , which, for anyone interested, will be at: C:\Users...
by BlackRabbit
Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:58 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?
Replies: 22
Views: 23196

Re: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?

Done. No more errors on build of HAL.

The only two projects with remaining errors are browseui.dll and shell32.dll:
Visual Studio C++ Express 2010 wrote: ------ Build started: Project: ALL_BUILD, Configuration: Debug Win32 ------
Build all projects
========== Build: 29 succeeded, 2 failed, 762 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========
by BlackRabbit
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?
Replies: 22
Views: 23196

Re: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?

Z98 wrote:Amine is looking into the issue, though he would like to know if you are using the cmake we distribute or the vanilla cmake.
I am using the one that I got from Amine, in fact:

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by BlackRabbit
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?
Replies: 22
Views: 23196

Re: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?

If we cease Visual Studio support, lack of C99/C11 will become important, new C APIs has multithreading and safe functions, and we can attract much more developers from *nix to ReactOS (I mean user side applications). If we continue with Visual Studio support, we would attract far more developers t...
by BlackRabbit
Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?
Replies: 22
Views: 23196

Re: Why Not Use "Cl.exe Link.exe" as the primary compiler?

I decided to do everything from scratch so that we are all on the same wavelength: I am using Visual C++ Express 2010. I pull the ReactOS source tree from the ReactOS server. I go to the root of my ReactOS tree and type configure VSSolution . The configure command does its thing, generating the Visu...