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RE: [PATCH] MSVC: remove old makefiles, refer to winbuild/ only

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:28:35 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 2 Apr 2014, Steve Holme wrote:

> As such, I may have misunderstood the proposed fix, but am I right in
> thinking that you're suggesting removing the VC support from makefile.dist?

Well, yes since I removed the */* files.

> If so that is going to break and any native windows autobuilds -
> including all of mine :(

That's not good, no. So I guess I instead need to invoke the proper build in
the winbuild directory then instead...

> In some respects, and more long term (ie after I have added native Visual
> Studio project files), I'd rather see what we have in winbuild folder moved
> into makefile.dist rather than maintain two separate sets of makefiles.

That sounds like a good idea yes, unles there's something msvc-specific in
there that would make it harder for some reason.

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