Using native msvc*.dll: all or nothing?

Piotr Caban piotr.caban at
Fri Nov 18 06:13:42 CST 2011

On 11/17/11 21:34, Dan Kegel wrote:
> err:module:find_forwarded_export function not found for forward
> 'msvcrt.__CxxFrameHandler3' used by L"C:\\windows\\system32\\msvcr90.dll". If
> you are using builtin L"msvcr90.dll", try using the native one instead.
This error is about using native msvcrt. Make sure nothing is broken 
while doing it (e.g. gecko). I think it's better to avoid it, builtin 
msvcrt.dll is good in most cases.

> I'm starting to get the feeling that, if you're going to install any
> flavor of Microsoft C++ runtime libraries, you should install
> them all.  Is that more or less correct?
It mainly makes sense for vcrun2008. I don't remember if there are 
forwards between other dlls.

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