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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: how does rw_locales() work on Windows?
Date Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:01:16 GMT
Farid Zaripov wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:sebor@roguewave.com] 
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 6:38 PM
>> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: how does rw_locales() work on Windows?
>>
>> Farid Zaripov wrote:
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:sebor@roguewave.com]
>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2007 1:41 AM
>>>> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>> Subject: how does rw_locales() work on Windows?
>>>>
>>>     When I debug the single test, I have just copy locale.exe and 
>>> localedef.exe (and libstdxx.dll in dynamic builds) to some 
>> directory 
>>> in the path (i.e. c:\windows) and remove them later.
>> I see. That doesn't seem very convenient. I suppose the 
>> problem is essentially the same as with stdcxx.dll not being 
>> in PATH when I try to run programs from the IDE. It seems 
>> that we should have a solution for this quirk. I can't see 
>> people being happy with having to manually copy executables 
>> in order to run them. Do you have any suggestions for how to 
>> deal with it?
> 
>   We can't set PATH just before run test from the IDE - there is no
> Pre-Run step.
> The MSVC8 IDE has Envoronment field in Debugging page of the Project
> Properties
> dialog, but this field can be changed only manually. So we should either
> add
> %BUILDDIR%/bin in the PATH before run IDE or copy locale.exe and
> localedef.exe
> to the tests directory at Post-Build step. Both solutions are not
> convinient as for me.

You mean you don't like neither of them? I don't blame you :)

And there is no way for a solution to automatically add a specific
directory to PATH the first time you open it in the IDE?

Martin

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