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Re: Vim 7.3c ready for beta testing

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Sure. And there is a version for old Windows systems anyway. You do need to use the install.exe instead of the self-installing executable. --
    Message 1 of 23 , Aug 4, 2010
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      Ben Fritz wrote:

      > On Aug 4, 6:24 am, Bram Moolenaar <B...@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I don't really want to build two versions of everything. It's already a
      > > big hassle to build all the MS-Windows executables, adding another
      > > variant will make it even more work.
      > >
      > > I'll try building a version with MSVC 2008. Then we can verify this
      > > also works on Windows 7 64 bit. I think it will.
      > >
      >
      > Fair enough. I think this sounds like the best plan.
      >
      > > I don't think we can support Windows 98/ME as well. It would require
      > > using MSVC 2003 and I don't think those binaries will work on Windows 7.
      > >
      >
      > The source code will still work on old Windows though, correct? So
      > worst case, someone on these systems will need to get ahold of a
      > compatible Visual Studio or use MinGW or another compiler, and they
      > can still have their Vim.

      Sure. And there is a version for old Windows systems anyway. You do
      need to use the "install.exe" instead of the self-installing executable.

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