Visual studio 2019 and P3D SDK ?

redouane_bpw
Posts: 29
Joined: Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:29 pm

Visual studio 2019 and P3D SDK ?

Postby redouane_bpw » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:54 pm

Hello all
as VS 2019 is out and P3D v4.5 is out too, I want to update my Visual studio
so are the samples compatible with vs 2019? I don't want to update to get problems
thnx in advance :)

User avatar
Rob McCarthy
Lockheed Martin
Posts: 2226
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 1:37 pm

Re: Visual studio 2019 and P3D SDK ?

Postby Rob McCarthy » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:33 pm

Hello,

We can't guarantee compatibility with VS 2019 but if you have the v141 compiler installed (from VS 2017) you should still be able to compile the samples in VS 2019 as long as you do not upgrade the projects.

Regards,
Rob McCarthy
Rob McCarthy
Prepar3D® Core Lead

EllipticCurve
Posts: 17
Joined: Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:14 pm

Re: Visual studio 2019 and P3D SDK ?

Postby EllipticCurve » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:24 pm

Unless you're building static libraries, compilers should be (not always) backwards compatible.

What they are not, is forwards-compatible.

Static libs are a PITA, and often require specific compiler versions, even within the same generation of compilers.
All comments and opinions are my own.


Return to “SimConnect Interface Questions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest