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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat Jan 28 02:01:17 CET 2023

On Thursday, 26 January 2023 21:16:57 PST Hamish Moffatt via Interest wrote:
> Is it actually VS 2019 you want to drop, or the v142 toolset and
> earlier? Because VS2022 would support compiling with v142 also (and
> earlier) but I guess that's what doesn't work.
> We have used older compilers in newer VS in the past, but not for any
> good particularly good reason other than being conservative about upgrading.

The toolset. I am assuming that everyone who has the new toolset will use it. 
I understand some of the reasons you may have, but they're rare and very 
specific; most particularly, they go against upgrading any component at all.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Cloud Software Architect - Intel DCAI Cloud Engineering
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