POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : Visual Studio 2017 or 2019 : Re: Visual Studio 2017 or 2019 Server Time
28 Jan 2022 23:47:36 EST (-0500)
  Re: Visual Studio 2017 or 2019  
From: Mr
Date: 27 Dec 2021 04:00:00
Message: <web.61c97fe25784b33916086ed03f378f2@news.povray.org>
"Mr" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> "Mr" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> > I also tried adding the following as a *.reg file, but the result doesn't
> > change:
> [...]
>
> I was very surprised to find out here that I could move this a step further by
> just adding a \help directory at the same lavel as my compiled \bin64 dir,
> couldn't this be created by default ?
>
> I had found the tip here,
>
https://wiki.povray.org/content/Documentation:Windows_Section_3#Non-Standard_Installations

Sorry, things were actually simpler than I thought, since every such
prerequisite folder already existed in the "distribution" folder, I just had to
run the built exe once with /INSTALL command line parameter followed by
distribution folder. This adds every needed registry key, and the render then
worked as smoothly as one could expect!


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