Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [winapi] Default target Windows version
From: Sergey Cheban (s.cheban_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-22 13:00:36

On 22.10.2013 19:36, Andrey Semashev wrote:

>> I think it's not a good idea to change the default before 08.04.2014 (WinXP
>> Professional Extended Support End Date) or even 14.07.2015 (Windows Server
>> 2003 R2 Extended Support End Date).
>> According to the NetApplications (, WinXP is
>> currently used by 31% of the desktop internet users.
> XP is still quite widely used, but its popularity is declining and
> many new applications don't target it anymore.

> Don't you think that
> the ability to enable its support explicitly, if needed, is enough?
It's appropriate but not so convenient for me.

>> Btw, how can I override this default value?
> As it was described in the initial post: define
> need.
What exactly do I need to add to the command line of the regression tests to
check the non-default configuration? Something like

Sergey Cheban

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at