MSVCP80 implementation

James Mckenzie jjmckenzie51 at
Mon Dec 22 21:45:49 CST 2008

>"James McKenzie" <jjmckenzie51 at> wrote:
>>>>   I'm attempting to get software to run which requires some functions in
>>>> MSVCP80 to be implemented.
>>> You need to install msvc2005 redistributable runtime. The simplest way is
>>> using winetricks:
>>> Implementing all that is a huge waste of time.
>> Legally speaking, we should start implementing all of the functions in 
>> the Win32/Win64 API.
>MSVCP80 is not a part of win32 API, that's a redistributable run-time
>library supposed to be provided by an application.

Thank you for the clarification on its use and where it should come from.  I will correct then:  Get it through Winetricks or insure that it is packaged with the executable.

James McKenzie

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