Subject: Re: [boost] [winapi] Default target Windows version
From: Sergey Cheban (s.cheban_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-26 17:34:03
27.10.2013 1:06, Lars Viklund Ð¿Ð¸ÑÐµÑ:
> It might be quite possible that some of it is completely ineffective,
> but the end result is that I can deploy software linked against static
> Boost libraries to XP.
That's because static libraries do not contain CRT and because they
currently do not use _WIN32_WINNT. If they did, you would probably have
libraries compatible only with windows 8.
> I believe some of those environment variables are honored by the tools
> internally (INCLUDE/LIB/LINK/CL).
> In any way, it "works" for some particular definition of "works". My
> DLLs end up with the right subsystem version, for example.
Do you use boost.build to make your DLLs?
-- Best regards, Sergey Cheban
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