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vonmillhausen

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  1. Hi Gora, I had posted a question on the previous page (13) about getting the return code of an executable run by 7zSfx. I've downloaded, modified and compiled the source, but I've run into a problem linking to msvcrt.dll. Your official released version of 7zSfx links to msvcrt.dll and not to any of the VC++ version specific MSVCrt DLL files (eg, msvcr100.dll). This is good, as it means that machines don't need to have a specific version of the VC++ Redistributable installed for 7zSfx to work on them. I want to replicate this behavior, which does not appear to be the standard for VC++ setups. From reading about this issue, it appears to be solved by linking to a specific version of the msvcrt.lib file, one that links to msvcrt.dll and not any of the other DLL files. I've tried the version that comes with the Windows Driver Developer Kit, and although the stub compiles fine, it only executes on Windows 7 machines (appears to require the Windows 7 version of msvcrt.dll). I see in config.cpp that you have pragma links to msvcrt.lib in "C:/Mobile/Develop/Lib/VC8/<platform>/msvcrt.lib" - could you tell me exactly what versions of msvcrt.lib those are? Are they the versions provided with VC++ 2005? My development box has VC++ 2008 (on Windows 7) so maybe that's the problem... would you by any chance be able to temporarily provide me with a download link to those two .lib files? Failing that, if I provided you with the two extra lines of code to capture and report the return-code of the last run executable, could I persuade you to build me a custom version of the current stable LZMA 32bit stub? Cheers! John
  2. Thanks Gora! Unfortunately Altiris just uses the return code, I can't get it to check the contents of a file. I might download the source from SVN and modify it for my own purposes to capture and report the internal executable's return code. Cheers, John
  3. Hi guys, Is it possible to get 7zSfx to exit with the same return code as an executable it runs? For example, say I have a 7zSfx archive, with a file called setup.exe inside it, and the archive is configured to run setup.exe using RunProgram. If setup.exe exited with return code 1, is there a way to get the 7zSfx executable to also exit with return code 1? I am pushing out a 7zSfx compressed installer to some machines using Altiris, and Altiris uses the return code to detect if the installer completed successfully. Right now it's always receiving return code 0 from the 7zSfx executable, even if the bundled setup.exe file exits with a non-zero return code, making it impossible for me to generate reports on the success rate of the installation. Cheers, John


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