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Subject: Re: [boost] [VS2017][release] vswhere.exe
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-06 06:29:49

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 4:12 AM, Rene Rivera via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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
> location.
> Please test latest Boost snapshots and Boost Build.


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