[Qgis-developer] Building QGIS with VS - Install Guide

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Wed Jul 16 09:53:37 PDT 2014

Moin Susann,

On Wed, 16. Jul 2014 at 17:33:41 +0200, SSchmidt at gfi-gis.de wrote:
> please add someone a hint at the INSTALL Guide 
> (http://htmlpreview.github.io/?https://raw.github.com/qgis/QGIS/master/doc/INSTALL.html#toc14) 
> for building QGIS with VS that while Installing Bison no shortcut to start 
> menu had to be created. In my case this was the reason of the error: 
> Generating qgsexpressionparser.cpp
> C:\GnuWin32\bin\bison.exe: m4: No such file or directory

I don't understand the references to the shortcut.  The error means you didn't
have C:\GnuWin32\bin in PATH and therefore bison was unable to find m4.

The batch file from which you should start all other things does that (s.
"4.1.3. Setting up the Visual Studio project with CMake").


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