--- In gimpwin-users@..., "Tor Lillqvist" <tml@...> wrote:
> > First, if you wish to use VS Express, you will have to use GIMP
> > compiled with VS, [...] because the C runtime used by MinGW and
> > used by newer versions of VS aren't compatible.
> At first I was going to say that I don't necessarily think that is
> absolutely required.
> But then I actually tried building a simple GIMP plug-in with MSVC9
> (i.e., the compiler from Visual Studio 2008), and although I did
> .exe file, it failed oddly when attempting to run it, crashing in
> __security_init_cookie, whatever that is. I didn't bother
> investigating further.
> If you happen to have the venerable MSVC6 still, with that it might
> much easier, as it uses the same C runtime as mingw-built code.
> > such as the one offered by <http://gimp-vs.sf.net/>,
> I think that website kinda speaks for itself...
I do have MSVC++ 6.0. If that will do the job, I'll go that way. I
put MinGW on my computer and realized it has been about 20 years
since I worked in a command line development environment. No big
deal I suppose. I still have my old Borland C book.
I suspect the gimp-vs site is about defunct. All the forums were
full of porn spam. No moderator...