DXSDK on Visual Studio 2019 broken

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01 Mar, 2021 03:59 PM

Same build script works one month ago but not today, got some Cannot open include file: 'd3dx9shader.h': No such file or directory errors, is DXSDK not longer installed on the vs2019 image?

  1. 1 Posted by me on 01 Mar, 2021 04:09 PM

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      # download DXSDK
      - bash -c "curl --retry 5 --connect-timeout 30 --location --remote-header-name --remote-name https://download.microsoft.com/download/A/E/7/AE743F1F-632B-4809-87A9-AA1BB3458E31/DXSDK_Jun10.exe ; exit 0"
      # https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows/win32/s1023-error-when-you-install-directx-sdk
      - MsiExec.exe /passive /X{F0C3E5D1-1ADE-321E-8167-68EF0DE699A5}
      - MsiExec.exe /passive /X{1D8E6291-B0D5-35EC-8441-6616F567A0F7}
      - DXSDK_Jun10.exe /F /U
      - set DXSDK_DIR=C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft DirectX SDK (June 2010)\

    it works with installing DXSDK manually

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 01 Mar, 2021 05:15 PM

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    Nice! For some reason DirectX was removed from Microsoft downloads by the time we were building the last image, but now it's back (look, date published is Feb 23, 2021): https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6812

    Subscribe to this issue to know when it's back to the image: https://github.com/appveyor/ci/issues/3628

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