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Re: why does par packer cause incorrect Perl-Tk server() output?

by perltux (Monk)
on Feb 16, 2018 at 18:57 UTC ( [id://1209323] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to why does par packer cause incorrect Perl-Tk server() output?

I found a solution that fixes the problem, not sure if it's just a workaround or a 'proper' solution as I don't know much about Windows specific programming.

I added the <compatibility> section of the manifest file found here:
to the myldr/winres/pp.manifest file in the PAR-Packer-1.041 source, and then rebuilt and reinstalled PAR-Packer from the modified source.

Any exe built with this modified PAR-Packer displays the Windows version info correctly (tested on Win 10 and 8.1).

For the record, this is the section I added to the pp.manifest file:

<compatibility xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:compatibility.v1"> <application> <!-- Windows 8.1 --> <supportedOS Id="{1f676c76-80e1-4239-95bb-83d0f6d0da78}"/> <!-- Windows Vista --> <supportedOS Id="{e2011457-1546-43c5-a5fe-008deee3d3f0}"/> <!-- Windows 7 --> <supportedOS Id="{35138b9a-5d96-4fbd-8e2d-a2440225f93a}"/> <!-- Windows 8 --> <supportedOS Id="{4a2f28e3-53b9-4441-ba9c-d69d4a4a6e38}"/> <!-- Windows 10 --> <supportedOS Id="{8e0f7a12-bfb3-4fe8-b9a5-48fd50a15a9a}"/> </application> </compatibility>