Re: setting environment

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 11:56:00 -0400 (EDT)

In general, Windows searches the PATH environmental variable from left
to right, so inserting a directory at the beginning of the list
(seperated by semicolons) is the best way to ensure a certain version of
a file is the one used.

On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, jaffar wrote:

> Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 08:22:37 +0800
> From: jaffar <jaffar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: setting environment
> Hi All.  Just wondering if it matters where in the environment path you
> place your programs.  For example, if i were to place c:\mingw\bin after or
> before c:\program files\microsoft studio8\vc\bin, would it in any way,
> affect the building of my projects?  I am asking because I am now not able
> even to build a basic project that has been created using visual studio's
> mfc wizard.  I have not yet written in any code, and i have already found 43
> errors.  Could it be due to my setting of the environment path, or could it
> be due to some internal setting in visual studio?  Cheers and thanks for all
> the help.
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