An error is being encountered when attempting to install the Microsoft C++ Build Tools as part of the global packages included with the Genvid SDK. When reaching this installation step, the error
A setup package is either missing or damaged appears. You are then given the options to download packages from the internet or to provide a location to search for the packages. Neither option works.
A workaround has been found in the interim to help you overcome this issue and continue with your work.
- Go to https://my.visualstudio.com/Downloads
- Search and download Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 Update 3.
isoand launch the install. The required packages are within the iso, so you will not see any corrupted or missing package error.
- Install the Genvid SDK; the installer will detect that Build Tools was installed.
You should see a popup: Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 seems to be already installed. Do you want to reinstall it?
- Select No to skip.
- Resume SDK install as normal
A thread in the Microsoft community can be found here if you wish to follow their updates: