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[perl #17073] [PATCH] README.win32: Add a new place to find VCVARS32.BAT

From:
Steve Peters via RT
Date:
October 29, 2005 09:09
Subject:
[perl #17073] [PATCH] README.win32: Add a new place to find VCVARS32.BAT
Message ID:
rt-3.0.11-17073-123435.4.83383792599859@perl.org
> [rs@crystalflame.net - Sun Sep 08 11:14:35 2002]:
> 
> On some installations of MSVC++, VCVARS32.BAT is stored somewhere inside 
> C:\Program Files\.  Anyone with a recent MSVC++ know exactly where that 
> is?  I'd make the patch more specific than just C:\Program Files\ if I 
> knew.
> 
> R.
> 
> diff -ur perl-current-orig/README.win32 perl-current/README.win32
> --- perl-current-orig/README.win32      2002-09-08 12:36:04.000000000 
> -0400
> +++ perl-current/README.win32   2002-09-08 12:43:16.000000000 -0400
> @@ -121,9 +121,10 @@
>  
>  =item Microsoft Visual C++
>  
> -The nmake that comes with Visual C++ will suffice for building.
> -You will need to run the VCVARS32.BAT file, usually found somewhere
> -like C:\MSDEV4.2\BIN.  This will set your build environment.
> +The nmake that comes with Visual C++ will suffice for building.  You
> +will need to run the VCVARS32.BAT file, usually found somewhere like
> +C<C:\MSDEV4.2\BIN> (or in more recent versions, somewhere under
> +C<C:\Program Files>).  This will set your build environment.
>  
>  You can also use dmake to build using Visual C++; provided, however,
>  you set OSRELEASE to "microsft" (or whatever the directory name
> 
Because the files download links to the Microsoft compilers and the
locations where they are installed seem to bounce around regularly,
README.win32 has been changed recently to reflect this. 




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