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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-16 09:42:16

Andrey Melnikov wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>>installer gives you the option to *not* set up the environment, so I'd
>>think the registry would be the more reliable of the two.
> I thought that if you don't setup the environment the installer just
> doesn't setup INCLUDE/LIB persistently. IMO VS*COMNTOOLS is always set up.

No, reverse that. VC71 at least sets up INCLUDE/LIB and not COMMTOOLS
when you don't set up the env. And VC8 doesn't seem to set up anything
at all. And regardless there are other Windows compilers than VC which
use the registry instead of the env, like CW.

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