39532Re: Debugging in MSVS (was: Weird bug in GTK2 version of gvim 7)
- Apr 7, 2005Bram,
I was able to successfully import the makefile into visual studio. I
hadn't thought to convert the format from unix to dos. I had hoped
that Visual Studio would be smart enough to cope with it. Obviously
> These files are very system-specific. They are in some strange format,Actually the format isn't really all that bad. It's actually fairly
> thus I don't even know what I would be sending out.
easy to edit by hand once you know your way around it. The .dsp file
is all thats required.
> It's very disappointing the MS doesn't have a documented and backwardsWell it seems that because I was able to import the makefile
> compatible project description file. Clearly a vendor lock-in.
successfully, MS is quite backwards compatible. Quite impressive given
that the file format was for MSVC 4 which is almost 10 years old (and
that the format has gone through many revisions over the various
Anyways, thanks for your help Bram. Now that I have a debuggable
environment, is there a repository of bugs that I can sink my teeth
into? I figure thats the best way to get involved in vim development
at least till I learn my way around the code.
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