Choosing which Visual Studio installation to use

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Wed Feb 14 11:29:36 UTC 2018


Hi Thomas!

On 02/14/2018 12:24 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> On Windows, if one has multiple VS installations side by side, is it
> possible to choose which Visual Studio installation to use?

 From my slightly rusted memory regarding Visual Studio, isn't the regular
way to choose a certain VS toolchain calling a batch script which sets
the environment variables for the toolchain to be used.

That is, when you open a command prompt and type "cl.exe" which usually
end up with a "Bad command or filename" error as none of the command
line utilities are normally set in $PATH.

So, I would guess that you would use that method for OpenJDK as well?

Adrian

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