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Subject: Re: [boost] Upcoming changes to _MSC_VER
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-06 13:41:03

On 10/5/2016 10:11 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a heads up.
> I spoke with Beman at CppCon about this: the upcoming release of Visual
> Studio (VS "15") has some changes to how _MSC_VER will be defined at every
> (future) update. These changes are already implemented in 'VS "15" Preview
> 5'. The full details are here https://blogs.msdn.
> Internal testing showed that some components of Boost source code needed a
> few changes to use inequalities instead of equalities with _MSC_VER.

Thanks for the heads up. Feel free to create PRs for any of those
changes needed in Boost libraries regarding _MSC_VER.

> Thanks,
> PS: The formal documentation of _MSVC_LANG is coming.
> -- Gaby

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