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Offline Harbinger

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Components folder?
« on: March 11, 2019, 17:38:52 »
I saw in the new builds that a new set of folders is being installed in the OpenMPT folder. What are the Components folders for?

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Re: Components folder?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2019, 17:53:22 »

This had been introduced with:
History.txt: v1.27.01.00
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[Imp] <jh> Rather than placing them in the executable directory, LAME and Blade DLLs can (and should) now be placed in %APPDATA%\OpenMPT\Components\x86\ for 32-bit builds and %APPDATA%\OpenMPT\Components\x64\ for 64-bit builds respectively to avoid problems with VirtualStore and non-privileged Windows user accounts.

and basically removed again with:
OMPT_1.28_ReleaseNotes.html:
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The LAME MP3 encoder is now shipped with OpenMPT. Lossy and lossless stream export are now done through the same menu entry / shortcut.

We still create the folder because the code that creates the folder has not (yet) been removed.

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Re: Components folder?
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2019, 18:01:20 »
Ok, so i guess i can delete those folders with no harm.

Thx for the quick response! ;)

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Re: Components folder?
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2019, 18:04:14 »
Well, starting OpenMPT will currently just re-create them ;).