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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] How to build Boost with VC++ 2013 to target XP/2003 platform?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-31 14:28:02

> Programs written in VC++ 2012 or 2013 will only run on Windows XP or
> Windows 2003 when you choose the 'Windows XP (v120_xp)' toolset option in
> the IDE.
> Is there some way to set this option from Bjam?
> P.S. A Stack Overflow user indicated that he got Boost to build under VC++
> 2012. I tried his solution under VC++ 2013 but it did not work for some
> reason completely unknown to me.
> Apparently, VC++ 2012/2013 use the Windows 8 SDK and the solution above
> causes you to use the Windows 7 SDK which is compatible with XP and Windows
> 2003.

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HTH, John.

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