[Monetdb-developers] Obsolete reference to buildtools\conf\winrules.msc

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at acm.org
Wed Oct 6 12:57:23 CEST 2010

On 2010-10-06 11:48, Sander Kruseman wrote:
> Dear MonetDB team,
> I am trying to build a MonetDB client on Windows, following the instructions in "1.24 Building 
> MonetDB On Windows". In every package's folder named "NT" is a file named "rules.msc" which 
> references: \..\..\buildtools\conf\winrules.msc. But none of the (nightly or release) tarballs 
> contains the buildtools folder.
> My question: are the tarballs not expected to be built from, and should I choose a different route, 
> or is the reference obsolete and can I fix this myself until the distro is fixed?

If you want to build from sources on Windows, it is recommended to use a
Mercurial clone.  We only test that route.

> Background: Actually all I need is the file mapilib.lib, in order to be able to use the mapi 
> programming interface using mapilib.dll. Since this file is not provided, I hope to create it myself 
> by building the clients component (on Win64).

This file should be provided in the latest release (Jun2010-SP2).

Sjoerd Mullender

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 371 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://www.monetdb.org/pipermail/developers-list/attachments/20101006/3b0f7b73/attachment.sig>

More information about the developers-list mailing list