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From David Engberg <>
Subject Re: Does Thrift Support C++ in Windows?
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2008 00:58:38 GMT

The runtime C++ code in the Thrift trunk isn't very easy to get going on 

We run a Thrift service using TBinaryProtocol over HTTP, and we've 
integrated this into Win32 clients using C++ via a set of modifications 
to the trunk runtime libraries, plus a custom HTTP Transport on 
WinInet.  The collected set of runtime code is available here, under a 
variety of open-source licenses:

Justin Posey wrote:
> Am I reading the quote below correctly?  I have a C++ dll running in windows
> that I would like to communicate with a Java app via Thrift.  Will this not
> work?  Thanks!
> "The following instructions are for making the thrift *compiler* only. The
> Thrift C++ runtime library does not currently work on Windows. This means
> that you'll be able to compile
> ThriftIDL<>files to
> C++/Java/Python/etc., but you won't be able to compile and run the
> generated C++ code under Windows."
> ~Justin

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