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Subject: [boost] Visual Studio multi-toolset support (was: [release] 1.64.0 please test master snapshot)
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-18 13:41:14

On 18 March 2017 at 14:27, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>>> No, VS 2015 can build with v140, v120, v110, v100, v90, as long as you
>>> have the earlier versions installed. (VS 2017 can build with v140 even if
>>> you don't have VS 2015 installed.)
>> I understood VS2017 is first version with multi-toolset support.
> The first version with multi-toolset support is VS 2012, although the only
> two toolsets supported are v110 and v110_xp, which share the same version.
> VS 2013 supports v90 - v120. VS 2015 supports v90 - v140.

I always used the 'default' toolset of particular VS version,
hence fostered ignorance about that multi-toolset support.

> Wait, no, VS 2010 supports v100 and v90. :-)


Thank you for the enlightenment.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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