[sword-devel] Information for beginning Windows BCB 6 Developers

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Mon Apr 18 17:37:41 MST 2005

Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi there ............
> Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>> BCB6 compilation should NOT require any downloading of packages 
>> outside of our 3 SVN repos: sword, icu-sword, biblecs.  
> I cleaned out all the SVN stuff from my box and took a clean SVN 
> checkout at 8.30 am GMT this morning.  The whole thing built 'straight 
> out of the box' just as Troy said it ought - and it works.  This build 
> was made using the free personal Builder 6 from the Nokia site.  
> However, I tried again to build one of the tools - mod2vpl - and it 
> builds fine with the new libraries, and runs without parameters giving 
> the 'help' as output, but it folds as soon as it is given a parameter, 
> even if the parameter is a module I don't have.  Before you ask - yes - 
> it is in my Sword directory and yes, the pre-built vpl2mod works OK from 
> that same directory.
> Do I remember Chris saying that there may be problems with the utilities 
> at the moment, or should I spend time with the debugger?

No. There are known problems with the logic of osis2mod, specifically. 
Not known bugs that cause crashing. And it works fine built with BCB5.


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