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Subject: Re: [boost] [VS2017][release] vswhere.exe
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-06 14:32:58

Tom Kent wrote:

> That doesn't help us for the installs of VS2017 that are already out there
> and may not see updates. We definitely can't depend on users getting the
> VS update in a timely manner.

We could first try the usual install locations, then if no installation is
found there, try to use vswhere.exe, and if that also fails, well, there's
always the fallback of using the 2017 command prompt. This would cover 99.4%
of the users.

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