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Re: [email@example.com: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?]
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?]
- From: Mumit Khan <khan at thor dot xraylith dot wisc dot edu>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 18:36:29 -0500
Ian Lance Taylor <email@example.com> writes:
> Hi, I'm the GNU binutils maintainer. Can anybody on the cygwin list
> confirm or deny this bug report about windres? Making the suggested
> change would not be backward compatible, which concerns me.
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> To: Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> CC: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?
> Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 02:29:46 +0900
> From: Iwasa Kazmi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 00:58:18 +0900
> > From: Iwasa Kazmi <email@example.com>
> > Windres seems to be not able to make a dialog resource
> > which have only WS_CHILD style.
> > All dialogs will be added a popup-window style.
> > AFAIS, rcparse.y have a problem.
> > In the parsing time, if windres got a `DIALOG' or `DIALOGEX'
> > section, it set a dialog style as (WS_POPUP|WS_BORDER|WS_SYSMENU).
> > Then, if it got a `STYLE' line, it *add* the new styles
> > to the dialog style.
> > If this is a correct work, windres should be added
> > an other way to set the dialog styles except WS_POPUP.
> > You can remove the default styles by using NOT. For example,
> > something like
> > STYLE NOT WS_POPUP | NOT WS_BORDER
> Thank you. It works well for create a WS_CHILD dialog.
> > I think this is compatible with Microsoft's rc program.
> > Ian
> In VC++6, usually I'm using, IDE creates a simple STYLE line like this:
> STYLE WS_CHILD
> and RC creates a dialog resource which have only WS_CHILD style.
> I don't know about old version. but I think default style should be
> enabled only if STYLE line was omitted.
John Kurtz <firstname.lastname@example.org> reported a bug that windres generates
WS_CHILD | WS_POPUP | WS_BORDER | WS_SYSMENU | WS_EX_MDICHILD when
WS_CHILD is specified. This is an incompatibility with both MS and
Borland's rc compiler. Like DJ, I'm for fixing this now rather and hope
we catch as few users as possible than wait till later.
I've been gone for a weeks now, so haven't had time to catch up to various
bug reports yet. I do have a testcase and will look at it this weekend.
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