This article describes a hotfix package for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. The hotfix contains several fixes 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 hotfixThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 installed.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if no instance of Visual Studio is being used.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix doesn't replace other hotfixes.
The following bugs are all resolved by this hotfix:
- A potential miscompilation in Visual C++ straight-line code performing arithmetic on identically-typed fields of a struct in a regular but non-contiguous pattern.
- A potential miscompilation in Visual C++ from a few rare corner case bugs in return value optimization.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Visual Studio 2015 Update 3