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Subject: Re: [boost] Windows XP support survey
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-07 04:34:25

On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 6 May 2015 at 15:58, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>> > However Visual Studio 2012
>> > cannot run on XP, nor by default can produce binaries which execute
>> > on XP, so testing and developing for XP compatibility is going to
>> > become increasingly difficult.
>> As far as I know this is false. 2013 and 2015 have _xp toolsets that
>> allow building for XP..
> You may have missed my qualifier "nor by default".

No I didn't. What does it mean though?
A 'default' VS2013 install does have the _xp toolset and thus can
build for XP if the user wants.

Did you mean the _xp toolset isn't the default toolset?


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