[vbox-dev] VirtualBox Windows build instructions

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Aug 5 07:03:49 GMT 2015

On Wednesday 05 August 2015 00:27:53 Maarten Hoes wrote:
> Also, this :
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 12:18 AM, Huihong Luo <huisinro at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I ended up modifying a lot of places on .kmk files, and even vs 2010
> > header files to make it to compile.
> Im certainly no dev, but it appears to me that the building procedure and
> toolchain for building on windows is in desperate need of some love and
> attention.

VirtualBox builds very well on Windows if you use VC++ 2010 without any
modification. Therefore I wouldn't say there is a desperate need.

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