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doc: Update for MSVC 14
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Bruno Haible
2017-07-05 23:25:38 UTC
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Hi,

I'm updating the doc regarding MSVC 14 a.k.a. Visual C++ 2015 [1]
(as compared to MSVC 9).
The patch is at http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=commit;h=8fb59b8fac140205a6a0ef3286b5fd5a58f418e1
But more important than the files that have changed are the files
that still mention MSVC 9 (because MSVC 14 has improved).

There is an article about the improvements in MSVC 12 compared to MSVC 11 [2];
it gives an overview of the changes, but is not correct in some details.

The gnulib doc may not be correct in all details either; I have assumed (without
verification) that Microsoft would not change the existing behaviours of the
C library functions, due to backward compatibility goals.

Bruno

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Visual_C%2B%2B
[2] https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vcblog/2013/07/19/c99-library-support-in-visual-studio-2013/
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