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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Changes to reflect Visual C++ "15" preview 5
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-12 03:09:01

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 9:36 PM, Billy O'Neal (VC LIBS)
<bion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>Don't kill stuff, offer users a better way to do it instead.
> We're open to suggestions :). We've been saying the "better way" is the redist, or static linking, for years.

Is static preferred over app-local? I thought it was the other way around.

>>Of course, that'd have to work on W7 as well, not just W10.
> Even if the redist was bundled with the OS that still wouldn't help here, because Win7 shipped ~6 years before VS2015 :). Time machines and all that.

Windows Update?

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