[vbox-dev] VirtualBox Windows build instructions

Maarten Hoes hoes.maarten at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 08:23:22 UTC 2015


Hi.

Thanks for pointing that out. I thought the docs said you can use express,
you just cant build all the front ends.

Maarten
Op 4 aug. 2015 09:20 schreef "Alexey Eromenko" <al4321 at gmail.com>:

> 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 seem to be quite outdated.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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