We have just released a hotfix for RAD Studio 10.3, which addresses a number of issues in the C++ compiler and RTL. This is an important hotfix if you rely on compiler version numbers (for example, for version-specific behaviour in your code, especially useful if you are upgrading); batch compilation; if you use ANSI-encoded source files with non-Latin characters; and it also addresses a number of other issues can affect some common code patterns. We recommend you install it if you’ve encountered any issues.
The issues include:
- Compiler version numbers and version macros were incorrect
- Batch compilation is now fully functional
- A number of issues with chrono::steady_clock
- An issue with ANSI-encoded files that contained characters with a byte value > 127
- Some RTL issues, including _lseek (affecting zlib) and operator new() and delete() using std::align_val_t
- An issue between the memory size reserved for long double variables, which also affected debugger evaluation
- __declspec(dllimport) variables are allowed as a constant initializer
- An ICE error with some specific code patterns
- FireMonkey apps targeting Android used the wrong version of linkdfm*.dll
- Some compilation speed improvements for specific code patterns
There are some internally reported issues this addresses as well.
You can find the hotfix on CodeCentral here. It includes a full readme with installation instructions.
We are planning to release Boost for 10.3 as soon as we can, and using Boost will likely require that you have this hotfix applied.
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