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Microsoft provides a C++ compiler, in the form of Visual Studio, which has an ANSI C compatibility mode. This is the only means of compiling C code currently provided by Microsoft. Many representatives from the company have made it clear that C99 support (let alone C11 support) is not forthcoming. Visual Studio is the only major compiler that is still stuck on C89, so we’ll have to find alternative offerings elsewhere.


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MSVC C99 Woes