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Subject: Re: [boost] [VS2017][release] vswhere.exe
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-06 02:12:24

On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 4:13 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> We just ask users to run the bootstrap/build from the VS command prompt
> which defines VS150COMNTOOLS. That way we can use the existing logic we
> have for that. And the user doesn't have to install mystery executables.
> When Microsoft fixes this mess we can support their fix.

Two updates..

* I implemented the build changes to just use VS150COMNTOOLS, and
ProgramFiles env vars for detection. Although I haven't implemented the
"ask users" part of this.
* MS is going to include vswhere in an upcoming VS update in a known

Please test latest Boost snapshots and Boost Build.

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