Internal Compiler Error in VS 2013 - by Fred J. Tydeman

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ID 806633 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 10/25/2013 3:21:00 PM
Access Restriction Public


Trying to compile some C programs gets: Internal Compiler Error
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Posted by Microsoft on 6/6/2014 at 9:54 AM
Thank you for using Visual Studio and for reporting this bug. We are happy to let you know that this issue has been fixed in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. If you already have Visual Studio 2013, you can upgrade to Update 2 for free or you can install a trial version from:
Posted by Microsoft on 2/6/2014 at 8:35 AM
We are fixing the crash in the Spring Update of VS 2013 and will be emitting a proper error. However, the code as provided will still not compile. According to 6.8.5 of the C standard, "The declaration part of a for statement shall only declare identifiers for objects having storage class auto or register." Secondly, we do not support _Complex types at all in VS 2013.
Posted by Microsoft on 10/30/2013 at 12:25 AM
Thanks for your reply.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Fred J. Tydeman on 10/29/2013 at 11:30 AM
Try this main.c program:

int main(void){
for( extern float _Complex v52 = 0;;){break;};
return 0;
Posted by Microsoft on 10/29/2013 at 1:11 AM

Sorry for bothering. Is there any update?

It would be greatly appreciated if you could provide us with that information as quickly as possible.

Thank you!
Posted by Microsoft on 10/27/2013 at 10:53 PM
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Microsoft Visual Studio Connect Support Team
Posted by Microsoft on 10/25/2013 at 3:51 PM
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