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

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Mar 31 17:11:54 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:06 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> 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.

Yuck.  Looks like some copy/pasted code wasn't copy/pasted well enough.  :(

At least it's chugging away now.


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