How to compile with MSVC11 Visual Studio 2012

Using GLFW
2012-10-12
2012-11-23
  • I'm using the precompiled GLFW libraries in a Visual Studio 2012 project - the
    compiler Version is 11.0.50727.1 RTMREL

    First of all, I'd like to ask whether it is normal that i can use the
    libraries (which have been created with an older compiler) in the DEBUG
    mode, and I only get the following error when building my project in RELEASE
    mode:

    Error   1   error C1047: The object or library file 'D:\dev\Libraries\lib\GLFW.lib' was created with an older compiler than other objects; rebuild old objects and libraries
    

    ?

    And my actual question is: How can I compile the library with MSVC 110?
    I've tried to just open the solution GLFW.sln under /support/msvc100 and
    convert that to MSVC 110, but when I try to build, I get a lot of errors. What
    should I do?

    These are some of the errors:

    Error   2   error MSB6003: The specified task executable "link.exe" could not be run. The process cannot access the file 'D:\dev\GLFW\glfw-2.7.6\glfw-2.7.6\support\msvc100\Debug\link.read.1.tlog' because it is being used by another process.
    Error   3   error FTK1011: could not create the new file tracking log file: D:\dev\GLFW\glfw-2.7.6\glfw-2.7.6\support\msvc100\Debug\link.write.1.tlog. The file exists.
    Error   7   error MSB6003: The specified task executable "CL.exe" could not be run. The process cannot access the file 'D:\dev\GLFW\glfw-2.7.6\glfw-2.7.6\support\msvc100\Debug\cl.read.1.tlog' because it is being used by another process.
    
     
  • Camilla Löwy
    Camilla Löwy
    2012-10-21

    Several people have reported issues with GLFW on VC++ 2012. Rather than trying
    to convert anything, I built new project files for it that will be included in
    GLFW 2.7.7. You can find them in the trunk of the Subversion repository.
    Please let me know if they work for you.

     
  • Sobeit
    Sobeit
    2012-10-29

    I downloaded the whole trunk file, but still got many errors when compiled
    with VS 2012. such as:

    Error   5   error C2471: cannot update program database 'f:\libraries\trunk\support\msvc110\debug\vc110.pdb'    e:\microsoft visual studio 11.0\vc\include\stdlib.h 1   1   mipmaps
    Error   6   error C2471: cannot update program database 'f:\libraries\trunk\support\msvc110\debug\vc110.pdb'    e:\microsoft visual studio 11.0\vc\include\crtdefs.h    1   1   mipmaps
    Error   7   error C2471: cannot update program database 'f:\libraries\trunk\support\msvc110\debug\vc110.pdb'    e:\microsoft visual studio 11.0\vc\include\limits.h 1   1   mipmaps
    
     
  • Camilla Löwy
    Camilla Löwy
    2012-11-23

    Are you saying there are conflicting intermediate directories for the 2.7.7 project files? I believe I went through and updated every project file.