[Scons-users] COM Types Implementation for VS2017 Discovery

Dean Glazeski dnglaze at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 02:51:04 EDT 2017

As an update, I've started a new pull request that pulls the COM API work
into SCons.  I might be missing the added dependency, but I couldn't find a
list of dependencies anywhere in the setup.py.  Is there another place I
should be looking?

New Pull Request:

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:42 AM Dean Glazeski <dnglaze at gmail.com> wrote:

> I hate to start another thread, but I couldn't figure out how to reply to
> the existing one.  I was able to create a solution using comtypes library
> to query the setup COM APIs and find installations of VS2017.  I put the
> code on the original pull request (
> https://bitbucket.org/scons/scons/pull-requests/425/enable-initial-visual-studio-2017-support/diff#comment-33979158).
> If it looks good and pulling in comtypes as a SCons dependency is alright,
> I can look at how to integrate it.  I fear it may be somewhat expensive in
> terms of startup cost (what with first finding the installation through COM
> and then the following execution to figure out the environment through the
> vcvarsall.bat), but if you guys think it's reasonable, I can try and get it
> implemented over the next day or so.
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