Switching to Visual Studio 2013

Nicholas Nethercote n.nethercote at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 22:55:24 UTC 2014


On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 4:27 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.

This is wonderful news. Thank you!

Nick



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