The D program to launch doesn't exist in Visual Studio 2017
matinking7007 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 22 08:15:57 UTC 2018
On Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at 20:42:06 UTC, Daniel Kozák
> On Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at 18:34:38 UTC, Roboticist
>> I'm just trying to set up a community version of the Visual
>> Studio 2017 on my x64 PC (Windows 10) to program in D based on
>> dmd compiler. In particular, I can build my snippet, but
>> running the code returns the following error:
>> The program to lunch does not exist.
>> Additionally, the output window of my Visual Studio returns
>> Building Win32\Debug\Test.exe...
>> OPTLINK (R) for Win32 Release 8.00.17
>> Copyright (C) Digital Mars 1989-2013 All rights reserved.
>> OPTLINK : Error 8: Illegal Filename
>> ========== Build: 1 succeeded, 0 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0
>> skipped ==========
>> My file name is just "Test.d", so I have know idea what it
>> means by illegal file name.
>> Does anybody know anything about this issue?
> What is the full output path? I mean the complete path as a
> You have mentioned that you have Win64(x64) windows 10 and use
> visual studio 2017. Why would you use optlink anyway? How did
> you install D?
Here is the full path:
I just installed D using dmd.exe before installing VS 2017 and D
studio plugin. Additionally, I did no specific setting to use
optlink. It's just what the d compiler is using by default.
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