Firebird doesn't support MSVC 2015

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Wed Mar 2 11:32:42 UTC 2016

On 02.03.2016 08:02, David Ostrovsky wrote:
> So, after fixing number of MSVC 14.0 related bugs in FB
> module: [1], I filed this bug upstream: [2] and got there
> this comment from Egor Pugin:
> "I tried to compile fb with MSVC2015. 
> After fixing macro issues, you'll see more errors and more serious. The
> list of errors is almost endless. (Of course no, but it's huge.) 
> There will be errors that can change the runtime behaviour. So, it's
> better to coordinate your efforts with FB devs and not do all
> yourself." 

ok, sounds like there is some work to do...

> I see two options:
> * Declare FB only supported on platforms, where it can be built with
> current compiler toolchain that is used and decided by this project. 
> * Cancel MSVC 14.0 upgrade for now and wait until it's supported by FB
> project

i think we can do without firebird for now, it's an experimental feature
anyway so it can be fixed at a later time when somebody gets around to it.

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