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Posted on 2004-10-01
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I tried to compile my program but this is what came up;
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--------------------Configuration: partB - Win32 Debug--------------------
Compiling...
Error spawning cl.exe

partB.exe - 1 error(s), 0 warning(s)

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What is "spawning.." and what should I do to stop it from reoccuring?
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Spawning is what happens when one process starts another process.  You don't want to prevent spawning, you want to prevent the failure of spawning, so the process that is trying to run cl.exe can do so.

I suggest you search this topic area for the keywords "spawning cl.exe".  There are 19 questions with this phrase and probably one of them has information that will help you.
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I tried that, it says I need to subcribe.. which is impossible because I have no credit card. Can't you HELP by pasting the solution here?
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Sorry, I forgot that they don't let everyone search the site.  Some of the content is indexed in Google, as explained here:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi47

I don't think there is just one solution.  The most popular solutions seem to be changing where Visual Studio looks for executable files or reinstalling it.  For more details, see:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Cplusplus/Q_10143498.html

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Platforms/Win_Prog/Q_20172751.html

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Cplusplus/Q_10099299.html

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Cplusplus/Q_11975238.html
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