On 6 August 2014 15:20, Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce <
digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote:

> On 8/3/2014 8:51 PM, Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote:
>> This windiows installer went wrong on me.
>> First, it tried to uninstall, it offered to uninstall from 'C:\D'. My DMD
>> install is 'C:\dev\D'... The path was presented in a greyed out textbox
>> that I
>> couldn't type in to correct it, and no button to select the true install
>> location.
>> The uninstall step failed.
>> Then when reinstalling I was given the option where to install, I chose
>> 'C:\dev\D' and it installed over the top of my existing install, and
>> wiped my
>> sc.ini file. So I need to configure the DirectX SDK paths again.
> Please file these on bugzilla as 2 bug reports.
> https://issues.dlang.org/enter_bug.cgi

Yup, there's already been listings and related discussions.

As an aside, one thing I find difficult to understand is why experienced
> C++ developers find it so hard to set an environment variable (or one in
> the sc.ini) pointing to where the right .h files are and the right .lib
> files are.

There is %DXSDK_DIR%, which is fine to use.
I've been discussing it with Brad on the bug tracker.

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