From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-15 01:34:22
On Friday 12 August 2005 21:02, Andrey Melnikov wrote:
> > What do you mean? I recally I've used VC install on one machine from
> > another one via SMB mount. The second machine had no idea that VC was
> > ever install, and the first machine was actually running Linux. Looks
> > like "private installation".
> This is a very important use case. Thank you for pointing it out. If
> such use is possible, we cannot remove environment-based autodetection
> in favour of registry-based one.
Actually, I did not use auto-detection.
> But how did you use VC from another box? VC8 vsvars32.bat has absolute
> paths hardcoded in it, so you have to have to install VC say to Z: and
> mount that drive as Z: everywhere. Do you really use it this way?
I did copied vcvars32.bat to vcvars32-p.bat and explicitly specified the name
of setup script in "using".
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