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patch 8.1.2323: Old MSVC version no longer tested.

Problem:    Old MSVC version no longer tested.
Solution:   Drop support for MSCV 2008 and older. (Ken Takata, closes #5248)
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brammool committed Nov 19, 2019
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  1. +54 −51 src/INSTALLpc.txt
  2. +4 −10 src/Make_mvc.mak
  3. +1 −10 src/gui_w32.c
  4. +0 −26 src/os_win32.c
  5. +2 −0 src/version.c
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ Contents:
The currently recommended way (that means it has been verified to work) is
using the "Visual Studio Community 2015" installation. This includes the SDK
needed to target Windows XP. But not older Windows versions (95, 98), see
|msvc-2008-express| below for that
"OLDER VERSIONS" below for that.


1. Microsoft Visual C++
@@ -62,12 +62,8 @@ under "Universal Windows App Development Tools"
Visual Studio
-------------

Building with Visual Studio (VS 98, VS .NET, VS .NET 2003, VS 2005, VS 2008,
VS2010, VS2012, VS2013 and VS2015) is straightforward. (These instructions
should also work for VS 4 and VS 5.)

Using VS C++ 2008 Express is recommended if you need the binary to run on
Windows 95 or 97, see |msvc-2008-express| below.
Building with Visual Studio (VS2010, VS2012, VS2013, VS2015, VS2017 and VS2019)
is straightforward.

To build Vim from the command line with MSVC, use Make_mvc.mak.
Visual Studio installed a batch file called vcvars32.bat, which you must
@@ -82,7 +78,7 @@ nmake -f Make_mvc.mak PERL=C:\Perl PYTHON=C:\Python etc.
Make_mvc.mak allows a Vim to be built with various different features and
debug support.

For compiling Gvim with IME support on far-east Windows, add IME=yes
For compiling gVim with IME support on far-east Windows, add IME=yes
to the parameters you pass to Make_mvc.mak.

See the specific files for comments and options.
@@ -91,26 +87,6 @@ These files have been supplied by George V. Reilly, Ben Singer, Ken Scott and
Ron Aaron; they have been tested.


Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition *msvc-2008-express*
-------------------------------

Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition can be downloaded for free from:
http://www.microsoft.com/express/downloads/
This includes the IDE and the debugger.

To set the environment execute the msvc2008.bat script. You can then build
Vim with Make_mvc.mak.

For building 64 bit binaries you also need to install the SDK:
"Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1"
You don't need the examples and documentation.

If you get an error that Win32.mak can't be found, you have to set the
variable SDK_INCLUDE_DIR. For example, on Windows 10, installation of MSVC
puts include files in the following directory:
set SDK_INCLUDE_DIR=C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Include


Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition *msvc-2010-express*
-------------------------------

@@ -162,6 +138,9 @@ compiler by using the "x64" option:
The following Visual C++ team blog can serve as a reference page:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vcblog/archive/2012/10/08/windows-xp-targeting-with-c-in-visual-studio-2012.aspx

VC 2019 dropped support for targeting Windows XP. If you want a binary that
targeting Windows XP, use VC 2017 or earlier.


Cross compile support for Windows on ARM64
------------------------------------------
@@ -178,11 +157,14 @@ The minimal supported version is Windows XP. Building with older compilers
might still work, but these instructions might be outdated.

If you need the executable to run on Windows 98 or ME, use the 2003 one
|msvc-2003-toolkit|.
|msvc-2003-toolkit| or |msvc-2005-express|, and use the source code before
8.0.0029.

Visual C++ Toolkit 2003 *msvc-2003-toolkit*
-----------------------

NOTE: this most likely does not work

You could download the Microsoft Visual C++ Toolkit 2003 from
http://msdn.microsoft.com/visualc/vctoolkit2003/
Unfortunately this URL is no longer valid. Unofficial downloads appear to be
@@ -256,6 +238,8 @@ is also available through the Platform SDK, |ms-platform-sdk|.
Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition *msvc-2005-express*
-------------------------------

NOTE: this most likely does not work

Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition can be downloaded for free from:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/visualC/default.aspx
This includes the IDE and the debugger. You will also need
@@ -265,6 +249,28 @@ Instructions for integrating the Platform SDK into VC Express:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/visualc/usingpsdk/default.aspx


Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition *msvc-2008-express*
-------------------------------

NOTE: this most likely does not work

Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition can be downloaded for free from:
http://www.microsoft.com/express/downloads/
This includes the IDE and the debugger.

To set the environment execute the msvc2008.bat script. You can then build
Vim with Make_mvc.mak.

For building 64 bit binaries you also need to install the SDK:
"Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1"
You don't need the examples and documentation.

If you get an error that Win32.mak can't be found, you have to set the
variable SDK_INCLUDE_DIR. For example, on Windows 10, installation of MSVC
puts include files in the following directory:
set SDK_INCLUDE_DIR=C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Include


2. MSYS2 with MinGW
===================

@@ -359,38 +365,36 @@ that.
3. MinGW
========

(written by Ron Aaron: <ronaharon@yahoo.com>)
(written by Ron Aaron: <ronaharon@yahoo.com>, updated by Ken Takata, et al.)

This is about how to produce a Win32 binary of gvim with MinGW.
This is about how to produce a Win32 binary of gvim with MinGW from the normal
Command Prompt window. (To use MSYS2 console, see above.)

First, you need to get the 'mingw32' compiler, which is free for the download
at:

http://www.mingw.org/

or you can use 'MinGW-w64' compiler.
First, you need to get the 'MinGW-w64' compiler, which is free for the
download at:

http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/

Or a compiler provided on msys2:

https://msys2.github.io/
https://www.msys2.org/

Once you have downloaded the compiler binaries, unpack them on your hard disk
somewhere, and put them on your PATH. If you are on Win95/98 you can edit
your AUTOEXEC.BAT file with a line like:
The original 'mingw32' compiler is outdated, and may no longer work:

set PATH=C:\MinGW\bin;%PATH%
http://www.mingw.org/

or on NT/2000/XP, go to the Control Panel, (Performance and Maintenance),
System, Advanced, and edit the environment from there. If you use msys2
compilers, set your installed paths (normally one of the following):
Once you have downloaded the compiler binaries, unpack them on your hard disk
somewhere, and put them on your PATH. Go to the Control Panel, (Performance
and Maintenance), System, Advanced, and edit the environment from there. If
you use the standalone MinGW-w64 compiler, the path may depends on your
installation. If you use msys2 compilers, set your installed paths (normally
one of the following):

C:\msys32\mingw32\bin (32-bit msys2, targeting 32-bit builds)
C:\msys64\mingw32\bin (64-bit msys2, targeting 32-bit builds)
C:\msys64\mingw64\bin (64-bit msys2, targeting 64-bit builds)

Test if gcc is on your path. From a CMD (or COMMAND on '95/98) window:
Test if gcc is on your path. From a Command Prompt window:

C:\> gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 4.8.1
@@ -473,8 +477,7 @@ Now you have created the Windows binary from your Linux box! Have fun...
6. Building with Python support
===============================

For building with MSVC 2008 the "Windows Installer" from www.python.org
works fine.
For building with MSVC the "Windows Installer" from www.python.org works fine.

When building, you need to set the following variables at least:

@@ -534,8 +537,8 @@ You will end up with a Python-enabled, Win32 version. Enjoy!
7. Building with Python3 support
================================

For building with MSVC 2008 the "Windows Installer" from www.python.org
works fine. Python 3.6 is recommended.
For building with MSVC the "Windows Installer" from www.python.org works fine.
Python 3.6 is recommended.

When building, you need to set the following variables at least:

@@ -569,7 +572,7 @@ libstdc++-6.dll.)


8. Building with Racket or MzScheme support
========================================
===========================================

1) Building with Racket support (newest)

@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# Makefile for Vim on Win32 (Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10) and Win64,
# using the Microsoft Visual C++ compilers. Known to work with VC5, VC6 (VS98),
# VC7.0 (VS2002), VC7.1 (VS2003), VC8 (VS2005), VC9 (VS2008), VC10 (VS2010),
# VC11 (VS2012), VC12 (VS2013), VC14 (VS2015) and VC15 (VS2017)
# using the Microsoft Visual C++ compilers. Known to work with VC10 (VS2010),
# VC11 (VS2012), VC12 (VS2013), VC14 (VS2015), VC14.1 (VS2017) and
# VC14.2 (VS2019).
#
# To build using other Windows compilers, see INSTALLpc.txt
#
@@ -276,15 +276,9 @@ link = link
!if $(MSVCVER) < 1900
MSVC_MAJOR = ($(MSVCVER) / 100 - 6)
MSVCRT_VER = ($(MSVCVER) / 10 - 60)
# Visual C++ 2017 needs special handling
# it has an _MSC_VER of 1910->14.1, but is actually v15 with runtime v140
# TODO: what's the maximum value?
!elseif $(MSVCVER) >= 1910
MSVC_MAJOR = 15
MSVCRT_VER = 140
!else
MSVC_MAJOR = ($(MSVCVER) / 100 - 5)
MSVCRT_VER = ($(MSVCVER) / 10 - 50)
MSVCRT_VER = ($(MSVCVER) / 100 * 10 - 50)
!endif

# Calculate MSVC_FULL for Visual C++ 8 and up.
@@ -1285,13 +1285,8 @@ gui_mch_new_colors(void)
HBRUSH prevBrush;

s_brush = CreateSolidBrush(gui.back_pixel);
#ifdef SetClassLongPtr
prevBrush = (HBRUSH)SetClassLongPtr(
s_hwnd, GCLP_HBRBACKGROUND, (LONG_PTR)s_brush);
#else
prevBrush = (HBRUSH)SetClassLong(
s_hwnd, GCL_HBRBACKGROUND, (long_u)s_brush);
#endif
InvalidateRect(s_hwnd, NULL, TRUE);
DeleteObject(prevBrush);
}
@@ -3422,11 +3417,7 @@ mch_set_mouse_shape(int shape)
idc = IDC_ARROW;
else
idc = mshape_idcs[shape];
#ifdef SetClassLongPtr
SetClassLongPtr(s_textArea, GCLP_HCURSOR, (__int3264)(LONG_PTR)LoadCursor(NULL, idc));
#else
SetClassLong(s_textArea, GCL_HCURSOR, (long_u)LoadCursor(NULL, idc));
#endif
SetClassLongPtr(s_textArea, GCLP_HCURSOR, (LONG_PTR)LoadCursor(NULL, idc));
if (!p_mh)
{
POINT mp;
@@ -921,14 +921,6 @@ static const struct
};


#ifdef _MSC_VER
// The ToAscii bug destroys several registers. Need to turn off optimization
// or the GetConsoleKeyboardLayoutName hack will fail in non-debug versions
# pragma warning(push)
# pragma warning(disable: 4748)
# pragma optimize("", off)
#endif

#if defined(__GNUC__) && !defined(__MINGW32__) && !defined(__CYGWIN__)
# define UChar UnicodeChar
#else
@@ -981,20 +973,6 @@ win32_kbd_patch_key(
return s_iIsDead;
}

#ifdef _MSC_VER
/* MUST switch optimization on again here, otherwise a call to
* decode_key_event() may crash (e.g. when hitting caps-lock) */
# pragma optimize("", on)
# pragma warning(pop)

# if (_MSC_VER < 1100)
/* MUST turn off global optimisation for this next function, or
* pressing ctrl-minus in insert mode crashes Vim when built with
* VC4.1. -- negri. */
# pragma optimize("g", off)
# endif
#endif

static BOOL g_fJustGotFocus = FALSE;

/*
@@ -1120,10 +1098,6 @@ decode_key_event(
return (*pch != NUL);
}

#ifdef _MSC_VER
# pragma optimize("", on)
#endif

#endif /* FEAT_GUI_MSWIN */


@@ -741,6 +741,8 @@ static char *(features[]) =

static int included_patches[] =
{ /* Add new patch number below this line */
/**/
2323,
/**/
2322,
/**/

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