From: (Pierre Joye)
Date:  02 May 2017 15:56:23 Hong Kong Time

Re: [INTERNALS-WIN] Re: VC15 or VS2017?

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On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:00 PM, Jan Ehrhardt  wrote:
> Hi Anatol,
> Anatol Belski in (Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:40:28 +0000):
>>When I look at paths like this
>>C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise\VC\Redist\MSVC\14.10.25008\x64\Microsoft.VC150.CRT
>>so it appears it still calls CRT vc15. It might be mistake or not, vcXX
>>is what we use for the shortcuts and the name is what one sees
>>explicitly here. 14.10 is the toolset version, 1910 is compiler
>>version, etc. We always refer to the runtime version.
> Wow, you have to dive really deep to find a reference to VC15(0). Inside
> that dir there are *140.dll's with a file version 14.10.25008.0.

One is the VC toolset version, the other is the VisualStudio version.

> I can imagine you do not want to change the terminology, but Microsoft
> does not make it easy by introducing a toolset that does not match the
> CRT.

Because they are totally unrelated. It does not help much but it is
like that. Luckily not as bad as it is for .net where versions are
even more tricky to follow.



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