[Interest] MSVC not-the-latest: are you using it? why?

Sze Howe Koh szehowe.koh at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 08:23:23 CET 2023

On Sat, Feb 4, 2023, 07:51 Bob Babcock <wssddc at wssddc.com> wrote:
> Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote in
> news:2741742.BEx9A2HvPv__44352.1315975644$1674404321$gmane$org at tjmaciei-m
> obl5:
> > So, are you still
> > sticking to older MSVC releases years after there's a new one? Why?
> Because when I run the maintnance tool for 6.4.2, I see MSVC 2019, but not
> 2022 (even after installing 2022).

They are binary-compatible. You can use MSVC 2022 with DLLs that were
built with MSVC 2019.

This has been the case since MSVC 2015:


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