Subject: [ggl] Re: Visual Studio projects
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz)
Date: 2009-05-11 17:40:12
Barend Gehrels wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>>> Currently, there are only .vcproj files for Visual Studio 2008.
>>> These projects are incompatible with former Visual Studio versions,
>>> especially with VS 2005
>> Actually, AFAICT, it should be enough to do this:
>> look for <VisualStudioProject> element in all .vcproj files,
>> find attribute Version="9.00" and replace its value to "8.00"
> Hi Mateusz,
> I upgraded them, last year or so. Maybe not so wise indeed. I've created
> a backup of the old ones but there are more new ones, in the meantime.
> Replacing its value might be not enough, there are some new compiler
> options which should be turned off.
Yes, you're probably right.
> I think supporting both versions is not necessary, it is much work
> especially if things change, you have to apply all changes in double.
> Besides that an upgrade is easy.
> Downgrade is also not difficult but
> probably not completely obvious for all users, indeed.
> So let's downgrade again, good idea. If you want I can do it, I'm an
> experienced vcproj hacker now :-) (only cannot find that one problem...)
If it wouldn't be a hassle for you, I'd appreciate it.
In future, things will probably get solved with CMake and Boost's CMake
macros, so all these projects can be generated automagically.
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