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Re: LIbcurl 7.19.3. header incorrectly excludes Windows 2000 as a VS2008 target

From: Pierre Joye <>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:52:51 +0100

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2009, Mark Incley wrote:

> Given the proably rather small amount of users who do build for Win2000 with
> VS2008 I figure this issue is not too sensitive.

It is more about the amount of users who will run these binaries on
Windows 2000. VS2008 does support 2000 (as well as the platform SDK

> So either we don't do the change but add a comment blob about how this _can_
> be changed, or we do the change and add a comment blob about how it might
> not work for all cases.
> Anyone with a strong opinion on either way and care to write up the patch?
> (the previous one didn't feature a descriptive comment)

For example, in PHP we support windows 2000 and later in 5.3 and will
move the lowers version to something more recent in 6.0.

A detailed explanation for these optional declarations can be found here:


Pierre |
Received on 2009-02-19