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From: Alexey Pakhunov (alexeypa_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-03 03:55:17

Andrey Melnikov wrote:

> 1) I don't think that it's a good idea to move all autodetection code to
> msvc-config.

Gm. I definitely want to separate initialization and autodetection code.
:) Why do you think it is a bad idea?

The only bad thing I can say about it now is the fact that a user cannot
simply select the list of VS versions she wants to use. This issue can
be easily fixed.

> Also, registry autodetection is more powerful than
> detection using environment, and I don't see any reasons to use both
> these methods at the same time.

Actually both are used and the registry is checked first.

> 2) sdk-path ?= $(ProgramFiles)"\\Mircosoft Platform SDK" ;
> The path is misspelled.


> 4) /Zm800 switch isn't specific to i386 architecture.
> 5) Some warnings can be annoying in 99% of scenarios, but I think it
> isn't a good idea to suppress warnings unconditionally.


> 6) bufferoverflowu.lib is required only in MSPSDK x64 builds. VC8 June
> CTP doesn't require it to be specified and /VERBOSE:LIB doesn't show it.
> So the exact condition when to link with bufferoverflowu should be
> researched.


Best regards,
Alexey Pakhunov.


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