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Subject: Re: [boost] [release] 1.64.0 please test master snapshot..
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-18 13:29:47

Tom Kent wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 7:41 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > > With one VS version supporting multiple toolsets you can't use the VS
> > > version anyway can you?
> >
> > That's a good point. If I use, say, VS 2015 with the v120 toolset, I
> > need to link to the vc120 libraries, not to the vc140 ones. So it seems
> > that
> > boost_1_XX_0/lib$(PlatformArchitecture)-vc$(PlatformToolsetVersion)/ is
> > better.
> I agree that this matches better with the way MS has evolved the platform,
> so does that mean that we should change boost build to match e.g. b2
> toolset=vc-141?

That's not really something we should be doing at this particular point in
time. msvc-14.1 is good enough for me.

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