[vbox-dev] VirtualBox Windows build instructions

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 07:20:17 UTC 2015


express is not enough. you need VS 2010 PRO according to docs.
On Aug 4, 2015 10:15 AM, "Maarten Hoes" <hoes.maarten at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> Thanks. Ill go see if I can still get my hands on a copy of Visual C++
> 2010 Express, then. Do you recommend building a 32 or 64 bit version ?
> Also, the site doesnt seem to mention any specific version for
> libxml2/libxslt1, zlib, or curl ? Can I just grab the 'latest' win32
> binaries ?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> - Maarten
>
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 4:11 PM, Huihong Luo <huisinro at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> I recommend you follow those instructions closely. VS 2010 is the
>> supported version.
>>
>> - huihong
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Maarten Hoes <hoes.maarten at gmail.com>
>> *To:* vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
>> *Sent:* Saturday, August 1, 2015 7:52 AM
>> *Subject:* [vbox-dev] VirtualBox Windows build instructions
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> Im considering building VirtualBox svn trunk on Windows, and am looking
>> for some instructions.
>>
>> I noticed this document on the wiki :
>> https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Windows%20build%20instructions
>>
>> However, all the software versions mentioned in the prerequisite section
>> seem to be quite outdated. For example, is v7.1 still the
>> required/preferred Windows SDK/WDK version ? Is Visual Studio 2010 still
>> the required/preferred compiler ? GCC 3.3.3 for MingW32 ? Same for all the
>> other versions.
>>
>> So does this document need some updating, or perhaps there even is
>> another, more current, guide for building latest virtualbox on Windows ?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> - Maarten
>>
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