Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Problem when specifying msvc-9.0
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-15 19:24:19
On 11/15/2018 2:13 PM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
> On 11/15/2018 12:32 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
>> On 11/15/2018 10:20 AM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
>>> The b2 output for msvc-9.0 starts as:
>>> Â Â Â Â Â cl /Zm800 -nologo
>>> 'cl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
>>> operable program or batch file.
>>> You can clearly see that the 'call' line is missing from the msvc-9.0
>>> output so naturally 'cl' is not recognized.
>> What does --debug-configuration say?
> The problem is that the VS2008 installation, which is msvc-9.0, did not
> place a cl.exe in its "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 9.0\VC\bin" directory. Instead it placed its cl.exe for x86 in its
> "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\bin\x86_amd64"
> directory and placed its cl.exe for x64 in its "C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC\bin\amd64" directory.
This must be some sort of bug in the installation, perhaps having to do
with VS2017 Community Edition being installed. I removed VS2008 and
re-installed it, and it did not put the correct files in the vc/bin
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