Kevin Ragsdale: In DLL Hell

Kevin Ragsdale’s FoxPro Blog: DLL Hell Rears It’s Ugly Head Kevin reports on a problem that I’ve also been hit with (but was never able to track down properly – it just “went away”). The upgrade to VFP SP2 killed one of his apps – why? Invalid DLLs all over the place. But Kevin notes some key items: How To Avoid DLL Hell (not always sanctioned but it works and in this day, that’s more important than most else)I changed my installer to just dump the VFP 9 SP2 runtimes into the folder where the app is installed. But as …

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New updates coming down the pipe for VFP9

Rick writes about some of the news from the Microsoft MVP Summit – that there are updates coming down the pipe for VFP 9: one more cosmetic (in my mind – documentation updates) and one more important (a bug fix for a reporting error). Regardless of whether this addresses your favorite VFP 9 SP2 bug, this is good news all around – because it does show a willingness on the part of Microsoft (ok, who am I kidding here – on the part of Alan (yag), Calvin, Milind, Richard and some others) to work with the VFP community and its …

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