Common windows problems
The mailing list regulary see mails with windows installation problems. It seems the problems evolve around 2 problems, which sadly enough cannot be solved by the LO installer.
When choosing a directory in which to install LODE, please use the 8.3 rules.
If you e.g. install (git clone) in
Windows will change that (for cygwin and other DOS based products) to the 8.3 standard and it becomes:
However windows does not correct environment variables, therefore e.g. LODE_HOME will be wrong and cause problems.
Always clone lode, in a 8.3 path:
Cannot find mscvc.exe
autogen.sh reports it cannot find the micrsoft visual studio parts.
This is caused by the same problem as above, but the solution is a bit more work:
shift+reset, go to the safe mode, do this: fsutil 8dot3name set c: 0 fsutil file setshortname "Program Files (x86)" PROGS fsutil file setshortname "Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0" msvc-12 fsutil file setshortname "Windows Kits" W~Kits Correct your PATH variable