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Subject: Re: [boost] Status of Visual Studio 2017 support
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-02-15 12:46:21

On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 4:29 PM, Andrew Pardoe via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> [Rene Rivera] For example I would consider the state of finding the vs
> install location to be in the order of "making people dizzy". But that's
> just my opinion from having to deal with the fallout of making b2 work for
> it.
> If you're having trouble locating the install location, please reach out
> to me. There's a straightforward way to do it programmatically. More info
> can be found on this Reddit thread and the blog post referenced:
> 2017_will_be_released_on_march_7/ddmowka/
> We're coming out with a VC++ blog post and (I presume) a better code
> sample soon.

Yes! We need a way to do it without compiling any code. See the discussion
in this (nasty) pull request:


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