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Re: [patch] improved support for MS Visual Studio


On 06/03/2019 18:47, Simon Richter wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> On 06.03.19 18:17, Tomasz Wlostowski wrote:
>> This patchset enables building KiCad in MS Visual Studio (version 2017,
>> not tested on earlier versions).
> Awesome!
> Patch 5/9 "msvc: enable parallel builds, remove unused compiler
> parameters" basically undoes patch 3/9 "MSVC support for external
> includes", incompletely. I'd throw both of them out for the time being,
> and investigate why CMake isn't treating the external projects as system
> includes (because if it were, it'd be passing an "/external:I" option,
> which breaks without "/experimental:external"). Oh well, this at least
> explains why I still get warnings in wx headers.
> I'm unsure about the /MP flag as well. It's a great speedup, especially
> with many cores, but it completely breaks job control for the Jenkins
> box, so it'd be nice to have it optional (default-on is fine for me as
> long as I can turn it off).
Hi Simon,

The /MP flag can go through additional CMake options in the
configure.bat script.


>    Simon
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