Tag Archives: VS 2012

Debugging Optimized Code–New in Visual Studio 2012

For years (decades?) one of the most requested features in Visual C++ has been better support for debugging optimized code. Visual Studio’s debug information is so limited that in a program that consists just of main(argc, argv) the VS debugger … Continue reading

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Comparing Memory is Still Tricky

One of my “favorite” code-gen peculiarities in Visual Studio (VS) 2010 is its inconsistent handling of memcmp. VS 2010 had a really nice optimization that could generate faster and smaller code, but it only used the optimization if you lucked … Continue reading

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