WindowsKernelModeDriver8.1 not there anymore?

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Guru Shetty

22 Jul, 2015 05:21 PM

Hello All,
 I have a integration with the openvswitch and appveyor with logs here:
https://ci.appveyor.com/project/blp/ovs/history

Today, our kernel module builds started failing with errors of the following form:
"The build tools for WindowsKernelModeDriver8.1 (Platform Toolset = 'WindowsKernelModeDriver8.1') cannot be found"

This was not a problem before. The build tools was added a few months before as part of the following request:
http://help.appveyor.com/discussions/suggestions/553-request-wdk-81-update

Was this support removed recently?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Jul, 2015 05:46 PM

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    Hi Guru,

    Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 was deployed yesterday. Maybe WDK was affected by that... will take a look.

    In the meantime you may want to peek into VM via RDP and confirm that: http://www.appveyor.com/docs/how-to/rdp-to-build-worker

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Jul, 2015 05:56 PM

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    Oh, looks like WDK was indeed wiped out during VS 2013 update. You never know!

    I'm going to fix that today and deploy updated image.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 23 Jul, 2015 04:57 AM

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    WDK is back!

    Let me know how it worked...and thanks for heads up.

  4. 4 Posted by Guru Shetty on 23 Jul, 2015 06:13 PM

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    Hello Feodor,
      Thank you very much for such prompt fixing of the problem! You guys are so awesome! All good now.

  5. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:57 AM.

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