Windows: Replace VisualStudio with gcc/clang?

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at
Mon Mar 12 15:36:46 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-12 03:18, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> Question: Is the Visual Studio Express 
> ( such a hassle 
> to install?
Just to comment on this. Microsoft has introduced standalone C++ build 

I haven't looked into it yet, but it seems to be a much more lightweight 
alternative to installing Visual Studio if you just want to be able to 
build something. We should certainly make sure this works when full 
support for VS 2017 is in.


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