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The Most Underused Compiler Switches in Visual C++

, March 11, 2014 Microsoft's Visual C++ team explains the nine most underused switches and why you should make sure to include them in your build.
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/showIncludes

This switch causes the compiler to output a list of the #included files. Nested #include files are also displayed (files that are included from the files that you include). It is important to note that the /showIncludes option emits to stderr, not stdout.

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This option is very helpful when you have more than one header file with the same name, but in different locations. It tells you which one is actually included in your project. Also, this switch helps remove ambiguity about how files are included in nested includes.






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