From: Thomas Karolski (Thomas.Karolski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-26 15:43:19
Johan Torp wrote:
> Thomas Karolski wrote:
>> <http://lists.boost.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/boost>Hmm. It seems the
>> msvc compiler & linker (cl.exe) does not want to do *anything* at all
>> when executed outside of the Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt. It does
>> not even respond to /HELP or /VERSION.
> cl.exe exhibits this behaviour if you try to run it from cygwin. If you run
> it from cmd you get a message-box which cygwin fails to display. It tells
> you it can't find some dlls. I think I added "C:\Program Files\Microsoft
> Visual Studio 8\VC\bin;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 8\Common7\IDE" to the windows PATH environment variable and then restarted
> cygwin and everything worked. Hope it helps...
Hmm interesting. I didn't know about putting the IDE folder into the
path environment. Though nevertheless, the above mentioned error (which
is to say, no error/output at all) did appear inside the windows command
Thanks however, I'll try to set the IDE path and see how this is going
to work out.
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