Switching to Visual Studio 2013

xunxun xunxun1982 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 09:04:03 UTC 2014


And we should use VC2013 update2 or newer edition, whose PGO is faster than
WPO.


On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:27 PM, David Major <dmajor at mozilla.com> wrote:

> We plan to switch the Windows build machines to Visual Studio 2013 on the
> Firefox 35 train.
>
> Some benefits from this change:
> * No more linker OOM crashes. VS2013 includes a 64-bit toolchain for
> 32-bit builds, so the linker will no longer be limited to 4GB address space.
> * The linker capacity opens the door for merging our binaries into libxul
> (like we do on the other platforms)
> * More than 2x improvement in PGO build times
> * Better language support
>
> The tracking bug is 914596. The remaining blockers are here:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/showdependencytree.cgi?id=914596&hide_resolved=1
>
> David
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xunxun
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