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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-12 18:17:45

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Hi,
>> the V2 metacomm tests fail with msvc 6.5, because compiler dislikes the
>> /Zm800 option, see:
>> I'm not quite sure what's going on, since that option is passed,
>> unconditionally, since 2003, without any problems.
> Anybody has any ideas?

Yes, I theorized:

> Aleksey and Volodya: it's hard to imagine what could cause these
> vc-6.5 failures, since they worked elsewhere. Okay, here's one weird
> possibility: I note there's no call to vcvars32.bat. Maybe "cl"
> doesn't refer to vc-6 in the PATH. I suggest fixing the configuration
> so that vcvars32.bat gets called. I'm actually surprised it's getting
> missed. Volodya, can you explain why?

Dave Abrahams
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