This article describes a hotfix package for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 5. The hotfix contains a fix to the Visual C++ optimizer and code generator (c2.dll). For more information, see the "Issues that are fixed in this hotfix" section.
How to obtain this hotfix
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 installed.
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if no instance of Visual Studio is being used.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix doesn't replace other hotfixes.
Issues that are fixed in this hotfix
The following bug is fixed by this hotfix:
In rare circumstances, linking of C/C++ binaries with Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) enabled may fail with fatal error C1001. This hotfix fixes a bug that can cause such failure in PGO .
Note If the issue isn't resolved after you install this hotfix, then it's a different issue. In that case, you can submit a new request.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.