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29 Jan 2023 06:23:21 EST (-0500)
  Re: toFloat.h missing  
From: Benjamin Chambers
Date: 24 Sep 2015 19:11:52
Message: <56048338@news.povray.org>
On 9/24/2015 4:17 PM, clipka wrote:
> Am 24.09.2015 um 23:55 schrieb Benjamin Chambers:
>> On 9/24/2015 1:44 PM, clipka wrote:
>>> As far as this is concerned, while testing with VS2010 I just noticed
>>> that the description ("Creating toFloat.h..." or whatever) isn't
>>> actually printed to the build output even if the custom build step
>>> obviously runs (as demonstrated by toFloat.h reappearing after having
>>> been deleted).
>>> A hint that the custom build step was run seems to be a log file
>>> generated in "build\toFloat\x64\Release" (in case of building for x64),
>>> named "toFloat.write.1.tlog".
>>> If you can't get the Custom Build Step mechanism to do the job, you
>>> might want to try the Post-Build Event mechanism instead, though IIRC
>>> there was /something/ undesirable about it.
>> I've tried both, actually, and neither one indicates in the log file
>> that the step was run, nor do they generate the header file.
> That's certainly strange. It does build the .exe that's supposed to
> generate them, right?

Yes, and I ran it from the command line to generate the necessary headers.

There may be something odd with my specific installation causing this issue.

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