[webkit-dev] Chromium Windows build with Visual Studio Express

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Mar 31 17:06:24 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> The "/cygdrive/c/Program Files/Microsoft Visual Studio 8/Common7/IDE"
>> directory exists, but there's no devenv.com there (presumably because
>> I'm using Visual Studio Express).  What do I need to do to get this
>> working?
> Indeed, according
> to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hs24szh9.aspx the express version
> explicitly lacks devenv.com.  According
> to http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/xee0c8y7(VS.80).aspx , this
> utility "provides for the delivery of output via standard system streams,
> such as stdout and stderr, and determines the proper I/O redirection when
> capturing output, such as to a .txt file."
> Sounds like things may still build with devenv.exe but you won't be able to
> stream the output somewhere?

Yeah, we're not getting output from the win-ews on failures.  The
output is dumped into an HTML file somewhere.  I'm told we have code
for read those in.

I'll try switch it over to devenv.exe.


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