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Subject: Re: [boost] Problems building Boost libraries for Windows Store when C++/CX is involved
From: Mikael Olenfalk (mikael.olenfalk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-09 09:06:12

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 9:29 AM, Vladimir Prus <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]>

> On 08-Oct-15 10:32 PM, Mikael Olenfalk wrote:
> I don't believe this error has anything to do with Boost.Log or content
>>>>>> of dump_sse3.cpp at all - it's emitted pretty
>>>>>> much any time when cl.exe is passed /ZW switch (which asks to 'link'
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> Windows Runtime things), and these
>>>>>> Windows Runtime things are not found in search paths.
> MS got back to me and verified that this is indeed a bug in the setup
>> scripts. I will just verify the workaround and then try to come up with
>> patch for Without promising anything I expect a fix to be
>> shipped with Update 1.
> Great, thanks for clarifying the situation. Is there some public URL where
> progress of the
> bug is tracked, or it's behind closed doors?
It is tracked internally, I haven't heard of a public bug report. I can ask
them to provide one if you want to but they sounded very confident this
will be solved in U1. Given that U1 CTP was just released I will ask and

However it seems like the command line tools in VS2015 only support
targeting UWP (and WP8.1) so we might need to take that into consideration
when making a fix, refer this table I got from one of the people I have
been talking with:

*App Platform*


*Win SDK*

Win 8.0 (store)

V110 (VS 2012)

Win 8.0

WP 8.0 (store)

V110 (VS 2012 U1)

Win 8.0 & WP 8.0

Win 8.1 (store)

V120 (VS 2013)

Win 8.1

WP 8.1 (store)

V120 (VS 2013 U1)

Win 8.1 & WP 8.1

UWP (store)

V140 (VS 2015)

Win 10


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