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

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Mar 31 18:55:19 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> 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.

For those following along at home, everything works now.  We just need
the patch in this bug:



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