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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Scripts, generating solution and projects for MSVC/ICC
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2006 23:12:01 GMT

Andrew, have you guys figured out what the problem was with the IA64
Windows builds?

Martin

Andrew Black wrote:
> 
> 
> Farid Zaripov wrote:
> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Andrew Black [mailto:ablack@roguewave.com] Sent: Monday, 
>>> September 25, 2006 10:56 PM
>>> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Scripts, generating solution and projects for 
>>> MSVC/ICC
>>>
>>> I am experiencing some strange behavior when attempting to run the 
>>> generate.bat script on 64 bit windows XP after applying this patch.  
>>> The behavior observed is as follows:
>>>
>>> D:\ablack\stdcxx>generate.bat /CONFIG:msvc-8.0 
>>> /BUILDDIR:D:\ablack\stdcxx-build Solution generation script Checking 
>>> arguments...
>>> Building directory tree created
>>> Checking consistence...
>>> Unable to create VCProjectEngine object: Could not create object 
>>> named "VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.8.0".
>>
>>
>>   The place of fail:
>>
>>     try
>>     {
>>         VCProjectEngine =
>> WScript.CreateObject("VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine." + VERSION);
>>     }
>>     catch (e)
>>     {
>>         WScript.StdErr.WriteLine("Unable to create VCProjectEngine
>> object: " + e.message);
>>         WScript.Quit(3);
>>     }
>>
>>   Unfortunately, I don't have 64-bit Platform for testing the scripts.
>>
>>   Check, please, the presence of the
>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.8.0 key in the registry.
>>
>>   If the MSVC8.0 is installed this key should be present.
>>
>> Farid.
> 
> 
> Greetings Farid.
> 
> Looking at the registry for the machine indicates that the key in 
> question is present.  A thought I had was that it could be an issue with 
> trying to call a 64 bit library from a 32 bit version of cscript, or 
> vice versa, but altering the path in an attempt to use what I believe to 
> be the 64 bit version of cscript didn't solve anything.
> 
> I'm poking around MSDN trying to find any clues to a possible cause, but 
> I don't seem to be having much luck.
> 
> --Andrew Black


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