This non-security update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
- Addressed issue with the Universal CRT where _stat32i64() returns an incorrect drive number (error 0xFFFFFFFF) when using a relative path.
- Addressed issue in the Universal CRT where incorrect characters were returned when the tolower() function was called.8.1
- Addressed issue where the Universal CRT _splitpath() function was not handling multibyte strings correctly, which caused apps to fail when accessing multibyte filenames.
- Addressed issue where the Universal CRT caused linker (link.exe) to stop working for large projects.
Article ID: 4035176 - Last Review: Oct 17, 2017 - Revision: 8