Compile error when using a "Swedish" Date/Time format

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Core Graveyard
Embedding: ActiveX Wrapper
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
6 years ago

People

(Reporter: mats, Assigned: Adam Lock)

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Trunk
x86
Windows XP

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(Not tracked)

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(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
I'm setting up a VC6/Windows XP build environment and I had to disable
the ActiveX control because I got compile errors:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\include\urlmon.idl(486) : error
MIDL2025 : syntax error : expecting a type specification near "DWORD"
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\include\urlmon.idl(487) : error
MIDL2026 : cannot recover from earlier syntax errors; aborting compilation
make[4]: *** [done_gen] Error 234
make[4]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/moz1/embedding/browser/activex/src/control'


After doing "./configure  --disable-activex --disable-activex-scripting"
everything builds fine.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Do you use the Swedish (or Finnish) locale, don't you? If you go to Regional
Settings and switch there to US-English, it should be working.
(Reporter)

Comment 2

14 years ago
The Windows XP installation is the default english version. As far as I know,
the VC installation is also a default english one (at least the dialogs were
in english when I installed it).  (BTW, I'm not in any need of the activex
component so there's no problem for me, I just wanted to let you know...
Feel free to close the bug if you beleive there's something wrong with my setup).

Comment 3

14 years ago
I have just read that such a locale can cause problems. Also your system is
English, maybe you have choosen Swedish as Country (or somewhere there in
Regional Settings)?
(Reporter)

Comment 4

14 years ago
I misunderstood you, when you said "locale" I thought you meant the localized
Swedish version of Windows (which I don't have). I checked the Regional setting
and I do indeed have a "Swedish" Date/Time format.
I'll leave it to you to decide if this is invalid or not...
Summary: Compile error → Compile error when using a "Swedish" Date/Time format
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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Component: Embedding: ActiveX Wrapper → Embedding: ActiveX Wrapper
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