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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-17 07:54:52

> //
> // As far as I can tell from Intels docs, all it's predefined macros are
> to
> // the same values irrespective of whether it's been installed on top of
> // VC7, or VC7.1.
> //
> I wonder what Intel could do: the compiler can be integrated in more than
> VS version on the same machine, that's why you can't speak about an
> "installation on" a particular version.

That's the conclusion I've come to as well.

> So IMO, the only possibility for setting the _MSC_VER macro is
> the /QvcXX switches on the command line.

Yep, and if you use the IDE integration, that switch gets added for you.

> I think that just the default value is wrong: it should be 1310 instead of
> 1200.
> What do you think?

Probably this is up to Intel to decide based on their customer base, it's a
pity that the command line setup batch file doesn't somehow inject the
necessary switch into the command line, but there doesn't seem to be any
means of doing that either.


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