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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] VC++ 2017 version number?
From: Stephan T. Lavavej (stl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-21 23:51:05

[Mateusz Loskot]
> BTW, I'm trying out the VS2017's Clang with Microsoft CodeGen
> and I'm quite surprised that both, CL.EXE and Clang.exe
> identify themselve as Microsoft Compiler, via _MSC_VER

Removing this behavior has been on the compiler team's todo list for a while. First the libraries had to be cleaned up (there were some places where we always assumed _MSC_VER would be defined); I am not aware of any remaining work in the libraries. I'll ping our compiler devs again.


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