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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-12 20:46:06

Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 14:20:08 -0500, David Abrahams
> <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Intel C++ for Windows never stops surprising me with its Microsoft
>>> bugtibility conundrums. When you use /Qms0 (version 8.0) it defines
>>> _MSC_VER to be 1200, as if it emulated VC++6!
> :)
>>Did you report this as a bug to Intel?!?
> I've now verified that it *always* defines _MSC_VER to be 1200, except
> when you use /Qvc7.1. Aarghh. FWIW, the compiler user's guide just
> says that on IA-32 _MSC_VER is 1200.
> No, I've no idea of how to report bugs to Intel. However I have an
> unpatched evaluation version (8.0.040). Can you verify if 8.0.042 has
> the same problem?

Nope, sorry; I'm getting ready to travel to the other side of the
world. No time for much of anything. Best I can do is Bcc: someone I
know at Intel, knowing that pleas to do only sensible things with
compiler spoofing (like *not* doing it) will fall on deaf ears over
there :(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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