Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Question regarding error “Error spawning ‘cl.exe’ "
No permission to create posts
February 7, 2015
11:26 pm
Avatar
impaler42
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 3
Member Since:
February 7, 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I'm a new user of RackAFX and I'm very eager to learn how to develop plugins, as its always been a dream of mine. I downloaded Visual Studio 2008 and start it up as a C++ project (not the general development settings). When I go to create a new project in RackAFX, I receive the error:“Error spawning ‘cl.exe'". I know Will touched upon this error in the FAQ but I was still unclear on how exactly to download the C# module. Could I simply just restart Visual Studio 2008 and choose general development settings instead of C++? Could someone perhaps provide a link for where I can download the C# module add-on? Not exactly sure where to go from here but its exciting having to troubleshoot my first plugin related problem :)

February 8, 2015
5:31 pm
Avatar
Tom
Admin
Forum Posts: 65
Member Since:
April 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hi,

you should re-install / change the installation of VS2008 and check the C# options to be installed. It should already be part of your VS2008 installer, no need to download additional packages. This is an error of the Microsoft VS2008 installer which seems to have stored the C++ compiler (cl-exe) in the C# sub-installer (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969866).

Another options would be to install the more up-to-date Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition - it's Visual Studio 2013 Professional for free, if you meet the License Terms (e.g. not to be used by companies, but free for commercial use by freelancers) Wink.

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 36

Currently Online:
3 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Skyler: 47

Peter: 41

Derek: 41

clau_ste: 39

Frodson: 38

Gwen: 32

EZB: 24

lppier: 23

Msaldaña: 18

Jorge: 17

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 1

Members: 476

Moderators: 1

Admins: 4

Forum Stats:

Groups: 11

Forums: 30

Topics: 482

Posts: 1876

Newest Members:

sam, annaharris, Marie Weaver, kev, Steven, Mr Anderson, mguy, omelc

Moderators: W Pirkle: 143

Administrators: Tom: 65, JD Young: 80, Will Pirkle: 0, W Pirkle: 143