Problem where msvc-8.0 includes msvc-6.0 headers

Daniel =?iso-8859-1?Q?Lidstr=F6m?= <>
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 15:55:12 +0200

I've just downloaded Visual C++ 2005 Express and the platform sdk. I also
applied the changes to VCProjectEngine.Dll.Express.Config explained here
[1]. But, I am unable to compile anything that imports msxml3, for example,
this little program:

#import <msxml3.dll> named_guids
#include <msxml.h>

int main()
   MSXML2::IXMLDOMNodePtr m_xmlnode;
   MSXML2::IXMLDOMDocumentPtr m_xmldoc;
   return 0;

This causes a compilation error. It seems the 8.0 compiler is including
headers for the 6.0 compiler:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\include\ocidl.h(4675) : error
C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++
 does not support default-int

What am I missing?
Thanks in advance!


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