Re: VS 2015 support in src/tools/msvc

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Michael Paquier <michael(dot)paquier(at)gmail(dot)com>, Petr Jelinek <petr(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PostgreSQL mailing lists <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: VS 2015 support in src/tools/msvc
Date: 2016-04-08 00:29:50
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On 04/06/2016 04:50 PM, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> On 03/29/2016 09:38 PM, Robert Haas wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 9:29 PM, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
>> wrote:
>>> I am currently travelling, but my intention is to deal with the
>>> remaining
>>> patches when I'm back home this weekend, unless someone beats me to it.
>> Cool.
> Progress report:
> I have spent way too much time on this and don't have it working yet.
> I'm setting up a sacrificial VM from scratch in a last ditch attempt
> to get it working.
> Things to note so far:
> * VS2015 appears to create version 12 solution files, not version 14,
> and the tools complained about version 14.
> * Windows git (the successor to msysGit) apparently no longer ships
> with bison and flex. So if you need those (i.e. to built from git,
> not tarball) you're probably going to need to install the MsysDTK
> even if you're not using its compiler.

Not out of the woods yet. Attached is what I got from VS2015 on a fresh
W10 VM, with Michael's patch 0002 and 0004 applied.



Attachment Content-Type Size
vs2015.error_log text/plain 4.5 KB

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