Re: C++ Version 6 app using c++ version 8 dll

"Tom Serface" <>
Wed, 11 Apr 2007 14:12:02 -0700
I don't have a lot of troubles with DLLs either, but I'd sure use static
code wherever I could just to not have to hassle with one more file to
install or manage. I did static link MFC in one small application that I
put on a CD and/or DVD to restore files, but I didn't want it to have to be
installed to run and that worked out really well. It added a giant 150K to
my application.


"Ajay Kalra" <> wrote in message

Until you install VS2005 SP1, you mean :).

OK. Thats it. Its all static linking from now on.

If only I thought you meant it ...

You are right, I dont believe in static linking for a professional
app. To me dynamic linking has provided no problems whatsover after
working with multiple large and medium sized shrink wrap apps(over 80
DLLs and under 40 DLLs). I used to think static linking is for school
type of project(I still kind of do) but I am more aware of its needs
thru you/DavidC. But I havent touched C++ in over 8 months now and I
seriously doubt if I will go back. So all this may be just mute.


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