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Old 01-31-2003, 12:48 PM   #1
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migrate from VC++6.0 to Linux(RedHat8.x)

i need to migrate my VC++ code to Linux....the current application uses MFC , ATL etc., anyone has any idea of something similar done earlier....????????
can anyone point me towards an online resource for this?
thanks in advance
Old 01-31-2003, 12:54 PM   #2
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I don't think that the coversion is possible if your code uses MFC and ATL. On the other hand, if you are using the KDE desktop than QT and the Kdevelop IDE is similar in nature to MS Visual C++ IDE and MFC. You can apparently download QT for MS windows and run applications that you build on Linux with QT on Windows with QT.

The other popular route on Linux on the Gnome side is to use GTK+ and emacs.

At least that's my interpretation.
Old 01-31-2003, 12:57 PM   #3
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Actually, you could also use JAVA and just run it on any platform.
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So the answer is that you cannot migrate your existing VC++ code. You've got to re-write from scratch. Too bad, isn't it?
Old 01-31-2003, 04:36 PM   #5
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He, take a look at this site. I think you will be very interested
Oh, and if you ever want to get any thing done, fist go to google(/linux) and search. I found that site in less than a minute.

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Old 02-01-2003, 05:02 PM   #6
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Have a look at
If you manage to do the port then you'll be able to compile for either Windows or Linux

Old 02-01-2003, 05:19 PM   #7
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You can compile the MFC and ATL under WineLib which will result in a native binary that can then be ported to native Linux APIs in stages.

Please note that Wine and Winelib are still alpha/beta programs. For large VC++ projects however they are really the only way.
Old 02-08-2003, 10:45 PM   #8
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Get Windows applications running on Unix - fast

the mainsoft company is offering a easy way to migrate a Visual C++ application to Unix platforms.

the page is

tell me if this solve you problem, if not tell me how you solve this.

sorry for my English.


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