[cfe-dev] List of future Microsoft extensions work

reed kotler rkotler at mips.com
Fri Sep 7 12:34:25 PDT 2012

On 12/12/2011 04:11 PM, Francois Pichet wrote:
> Here is the list of the 5 missing features (Microsoft extensions) that
> currently prevent clang from parsing the default MFC and ATL wizard
> generated projects (MSVC 2010).
> - some missing typename disambiguation
> - allowing reference in union.
> - Microsoft resolves template default arguments at instantiation time.
> (clang will have to late parse them)
> - 1 missing case of "lookup into dependent base classes". Specifically
> for template member functions.
> - Allowing the creating of pointer to member using
>       a = static_cast<PTF_TYPE>(Member)   (clang requires&class_name::Member)
> I'll work on adding these to clang.
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They have their own name mangling and object mapping/layout as well as 
exception handling.

If you want to interoperate with prebuilt libraries you would have to do 
that also.

Back in the day there was a developers kit for non microsoft compiler 

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