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FIX: "IF" condition does not work correctly when you run a Visual C++ application that is developed in Visual Studio 2010 SP1
Article ID: 2719783
Consider the following scenario:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installed.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you install the hotfix if the affected files are not being used during the installation process. We recommend that you close all Visual Studio 2010-related components before you install the hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For all supported versions of Visual Studio 2010
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about Visual C++ /O options, go to the following MSDN website:
General information about /O optionsTo reproduce this issue, run a C++ application that uses the following code:
After you run the application, you receive the following result:
-3However, you expect the following results in this situation: