[cfe-dev] Compiling a simple Win32 program

Kim Gräsman kim.grasman at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 05:23:09 PDT 2012

Hi Nikola,

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 2:02 PM, Nikola Smiljanic <popizdeh at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2. There is a much better way to solve the problem of choosing the linker.
> Clang should look for the active linker using the environment variables.
> This way it will always find "the right one", provided that Clang was
> invoked through desired Visual Studio Tools Command Prompt (running
> vcvars.bat is also an option). The same should go for msys. This is what I
> plan to do next, at least the Visual Studio part since I know very little
> about msys. The patch that was attached in this thread can be safely ignored
> :)

That sounds like it would match my expectations for behavior, good idea!

Can you have it fall back on %PATH% if no VS environment variables are found?

- Kim

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