2009/1/2 Brandon Van Every: > I've got some of a Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 build of Freeciv > working. I've run into an impediment, however: VC9 does not support > variable length arrays. > http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=333273 > VLAs are part of the C99 standard, so you can say Microsoft is the > bad guy here. My question is whether you're willing to support the > bad guy's compiler. Or, put another way, compilers that aren't GCC > and aren't C99. I could make all the needed changes, but there would > be little point if they won't ever be accepted.
I have been told that VisualStudio lacks several C99 features (and has incompatible implementation for some, I believe) simply because it's not even meant to be C compiler. It's an C++ compiler. - ML _______________________________________________ Freeciv-dev mailing list Freecivemail@example.com https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/freeciv-dev