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

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 17:36:47 CET 2023

On Sun, 22 Jan 2023 at 13:18, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> In this case, MSVC 2019, which is still supported.
> I'm trying to understand why people don't upgrade their Visual Studios. In the
> past, they used to use different and binary-incompatible VC runtimes, so large
> projects often needed to stick to a single version because of different teams
> needing to otherwise have a flag day.
> But that hasn't been the case since MSVC 2015. So, are you still sticking to
> older MSVC releases years after there's a new one? Why?

Medical devices/software would need to go through a whole set of
revalidation if the compiler changes. On that field changes are

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