[llvm-dev] Upgrading to MSVC 2015
Piotr Padlewski via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jul 29 11:29:11 PDT 2016
Is it time?
2016-03-31 12:03 GMT-07:00 Aaron Ballman via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Zachary Turner <zturner at google.com>
> > On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM Aaron Ballman <aaron at aaronballman.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Not everyone can upgrade to the latest version of the toolchain, even
> >> if it has been released for a while. We did drop MSVC 2012 support
> >> early, but MSVC 2015 was in RC or RTM stages by that point, and we had
> >> some pretty big incentive to upgrade early (without function templates
> >> supporting default arguments, the AST matcher DSL made for really slow
> >> compiles of Clang itself, and resulted in a larger executable size
> >> among other things, IIRC).
> > I know you mentioned that one of the reasons we upgraded to 2013 was
> > 2015 was in RC or RTM. Ironically, the day after I posted this MS
> > Visual Studio 15 preview (which is confusingly the version *after*
> > Studio 2015).
> Hah, that is confusing!
> > In any case, it's not an RC, and it's certainly not an RTM,
> > but it is on the horizon. So hopefully we can revisit this question
> when 15
> > is in RC / RTM
> I think that's a great time to revisit the question (transitioning
> sometimes takes a bit of time since we want to ask people with out of
> tree needs if they're ready before dropping support for major
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