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From "Martin Sebor (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (STDCXX-133) [Windows] poor error message when uuidgen is not in PATH
Date Sat, 04 Feb 2006 20:01:04 GMT
[Windows] poor error message when uuidgen is not in PATH

         Key: STDCXX-133
     Project: C++ Standard Library
        Type: Bug
  Components: Configuration  
    Versions: 4.1.3    
 Environment: Windows
    Reporter: Martin Sebor
     Fix For: 4.1.3


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Error with generate.bat
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 21:42:37 -0600
From: Sergio A. Reyes-Peniche <>

Windows 2000 sp4, with WSH upgraded to version 5.6


I'm trying to generate the makefiles for stdcxx-4.1.3, and I keep
getting this error message:

D:\stdcxx-4.1.3>generate /BUILDDIR:D:\stdcxx-4.1.3\build /CONFIG:VC71
Solution generation script
Checking arguments...
Building directory tree created
Checking consistence...
Creating projects...
D:\stdcxx-4.1.3\etc\config\windows\generate.wsf(17, 6) WshShell.Exec:
The system cannot
find the file specified.

That line and char number correspond to the initial xml section of
generate.wsf, not to any line of jscript code, and I can't track down
the real error. I don't have MSVC 7.1 installed, only version 6 (I
intend to try and build stdcxx with this and other compilers, to see
how far the build goes, what kind of errors there are, and what level
of template support does stdcxx require). Is this the origin of the

Thanks for your help.

Sergio Reyes-Peniche

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