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Borland Builder misplaced vcl.h header file

Posted on 2003-12-09
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I currently have a version of Borland  C++ Builder that contains the VCL50.bpl library but the vcl.h header is absent (I think, due to my using 3rd party updates/bug fixes) making it possible only to run existing vcl dependant programs and not to compile new ones.  

Borland's own support do not seem interested unless you are ordering a new product.  Is there way of getting this file without re-downloading and re-installing the entire package from Borland.  If anyone could email it to me it would be a nice quick-fix.

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andrewjb earned 125 total points
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Since it's trivial, I'll post it.

But, surely you can just copy it from the CD???.....

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// VCL.H - Borland C++ Builder pre-compiled header file
// $Revision:   1.12.1.0.1.1  $
// Copyright (c) 1997, 2002 Borland Software Corporation
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
#ifndef VCL_H
#define VCL_H

#define INC_VCL
#include <basepch0.h>

#endif  // VCL_H

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by:andrewjb
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An 'A' answer is traditional if you get an accurate response...

Ho hum.
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by:willistiner
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Thanks. That's fixed it.

I can't get hold of the installation files at the moment as I'm part of a multi-user liscence without a copy of the files.  The guy who installed the thing is on vacation so he wasn't available to sort it.  This is a real help, though no-doubt there will be other bugs from the 3rd party stuff.  If I find any before Graham (the admin guy) gets back then I'm sure I'll return.

Thanks again.
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by:willistiner
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Sorry, I'm not familliar with the site 's rating system but it was a great help.  If the site admin are about, the fix does deserve and 'A' for 'andrewjb' for this answer.
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