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From: Chris Little (cslittle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-13 08:23:55

on 5/13/04 7:48 AM, Vladimir Prus at ghost_at_[hidden] wrote:

> I've just tried building the Boost.Test library with the free VC 7.1 tools. I
> get this error:
> msvc.compile.c++ ..\..\..
> \bin\libs\test\build\msvc-7.1\debug\link-static\execution_monitor.obj
> execution_monitor.cpp
> ..\..\..\libs\test\src\execution_monitor.cpp(52) : fatal error C1083: Cannot
> open include file: 'wtypes.h': No such file or directory
> call "W:/Program Files/Microsoft Visual C++ Toolkit 2003\bin\vcvars32.bat"
>> nul
> cl /Zm800 -nologo -TP -DBOOST_TEST_NO_AUTO_LINK=1 /Z7 /Od /Ob0 /GX /GR /MDd
> -I"..\..\.." -c -Fo"..\..\..
> \bin\libs\test\build\msvc-7.1\debug\link-static\execution_monitor.obj" "..
> \..\..\libs\test\src\execution_monitor.cpp"
> All the other files compile fine, so I assume it's not misconfiguration, and
> that Boost.Test uses some header which is not included in free tools. Is it
> possible to fix that? I guess that I'm not the only one Linux user who would
> like to test code with free vc 7.1 and if Boost.Test fails to build that's
> not possible.

Wtypes.h is part of the Platform SDK and is a available as a separate
download. The Platform SDK is provided as a part of the full VC 7.1.


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