Building Slate 0.3.2 for Windows XP

Brian Rice water at
Thu Mar 10 16:36:25 PST 2005

You should be able to copy vm.h as slatevm.h and have it just work.  
There is a defined action in the project file as I understand which is  
supposed to do this for you, but perhaps there is an issue there.

On Mar 10, 2005, at 2:59 PM, Bill Sun wrote:

> I am having the same problem as Shaping. Also using Visual
> Studio 2005 Beta Verson 8. I'm on Win2k.  I did the update as described
> in the readme file.  This is the detailed version of the error I'm
> getting:
> ------ Rebuild All started: Project: windows, Configuration: Debug
> Win32 ------
> Deleting intermediate and output files for project 'windows',
> configuration 'Debug|Win32'
> Updating slatevm.h
> The system cannot find the file specified.
> Project : error PRJ0019: A tool returned an error code from "Updating
> slatevm.h"
> Build log was saved at "file://c:\Documents and Settings\Bill Kuo-Shin
> Sun\Desktop\slate 
> -0.3.2\src\mobius\vm\platform\windows\Debug\BuildLog.htm"
> windows - 1 error(s), 0 warning(s)
> ========== Rebuild All: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 skipped ==========
> I did a search for slatevm.h on my computer and found nothing.  Is the
> file missing from the distribution? Or am I missing something?
> BTW, I'm new to Slate, and to programming in general.  My only "real
> world" experience is in VB6 and a bit of PICK/Basic from work.  As a
> hobby, I'm playing around with Java, Ruby, Smalltalk, and Python.
> Currently I'm doing a little browing around on functional programming
> as well.
> I'm still searching for the "right" programming language for me,
> something that flows with how I think and is easy to manage (both in
> terms of code construction).  But generally I still consider myself a
> newbie (there's just so much to learn out there!), so please forgive me
> if I happen to ask some really dumb questions.
> -Bill
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Brian T. Rice
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