[geos-devel] Windows Build
mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Sep 6 05:56:02 EDT 2007
Charlie Savage wrote:
>> Perhaps macros in VC++ Property Sheets will work for this.
>> It's possible to define macros like RUBY_DIR in a common Property Sheet
>> file (.vcprops) and then share this file among all projects.
>> Here is example of .vcprops:
>> The sheet is editable from View -> Property Manager in the IDE.
> That's very interesting. Is a user supposed to change the settings as
> needed then?
Yes, I use .vsprops for that purpose, so users can edit a macro value
ie. specifying their own path to some dependency.
Here is more complex example.
In soci.vsprops I many *_DIR macros and values of these macros are
supposed to be edited according user's environment:
> I was thinking it would be clever to just try to run Ruby/Python
> directly and ask the interpreters themselves where they are. That does
> assume they are on the execution path though. And it assumes you can
> recover from errors if they aren't. Can you work such magic in a batch
I think it should be possible to run it in prebuild actions,
defined in .vcproj projects. I've not tried, but I suppose it's
possible to assign values to new macro during prebuild.
I can't check it ATM, but if you have problems, I'll play with it tonight.
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