Subject: Re: [boost] [VS2017][release] vswhere.exe
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-28 18:18:22
On 28 March 2017 at 16:34, Rene Rivera via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 8:41 AM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> This is regarding issues with locating VS 2017 toolset(s).
>> From CMake ml, I learned about vswhere utility being developed by Microsoft
>> vswhere.exe (390 KB) is downloadable from
> Yes, we are ware of that utility. As we advocated (or rather more like
> pestered) MS to write it.
I see. I couldn't fish anything about from the list archives.
> Unfortunately it didn't make it into the release itself.
> And at least because of license issues I'm not comfortable
> including it in the Boost tree, or install. Once Microsoft includes it as
> part of a VS release and installs it so that it is accessible in the PATH
> we will use it.
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net