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That's vastly oversimplifying the problem. "DLL hell" is a term for a reason. The vast amount of effort and complexity Microsoft has put into managing this problem is proof that dependency management for C and C++ is not a solved problem.



It is not a solved problem, but it is a problem that C and C++ developers don't care about, because it is a problem of packagers.

This is why it doesn't seem so bad if you're programming in those languages.


We definitely care about it. And I don't know why you think C++ developers can just push issues onto packagers when 50% don't use any kind of package management system. Meaning compiling libraries from source.




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