[cfe-users] Simple code refuses to compile ...

Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in
Wed Aug 5 03:00:29 PDT 2015

On 2015-08-05 03:05 PM, Kim Gräsman wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> 
> wrote:
>> No, I am not using MinGW/Cygwin, neither do I have Visual Studio 
>> installed.
>> I tried the '-v' to see what happens (as suggested), and it threw back 
>> a
>> whole lot of information which I could not understand.
>> Is there any way to install "only" LINK.EXE?
>> If yes, any particular place where I could look for the installable? 
>> MSDN!
> No, I don't think Microsoft ship their linker separately.
> Your best bet is probably to install Visual C++ Express.
> You might be able to copy over isolated files from the install
> directory (LINK.EXE and all its DLL dependencies), but that's not
> likely to work very well.

Okay, did some hunting and reading, looks like Microsoft has something 
called "Microsoft SDK for Windows 7".
That contains the linker and a bunch of other tools.

Thanks for that tip about Visual C++ Express, it showed me what else 
could be possible. :)



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