Re: Problem in std::string, or unsupported mix of options.

David Wilkinson <>
Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:32:35 -0500
James Kanze wrote:

You should upgrade to VC10 as soon as possible (we've got a
"go live" Release Candidate that was just released).

I'll inform my management, but they make the decisions, not I.

should certainly be running VC9 SP1 now, in order to avoid the
HID/SCL bugs we've already fixed.

We're still using VC8, but just out of curiousity, how do you
determine the patch level of the compiler? If I just invoke cl
at the command line, I get:
    Microsoft (R) 32-bit C/C++ Optimizing Compiler Version
14.00.50727.762 for 80x86
Which doesn't even tell *me* it's VC8. (I assume it's VC8
because that's what my boss told me it was. Also, the path is
through c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8.) And I
don't even get to see this (or the command line) when I invoke
it from Visual Studios.

Compiler versions:

1100 Visual Studio 5.0 (VC5)
1200 Visual Studio 6.0 (VC6)
1300 Visual Studio .NET 2002 (VC7)
1310 Visual Studio .NET 2003 (VC7.1)
1400 Visual Studio 2005 (VC8)
1500 Visual Studio 2008 (VC9)
1600 Visual Studio 2010 (VC10)

David Wilkinson
Visual C++ MVP

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