Augustin Popa

Product Manager, Microsoft C++ Team

Product manager on the Microsoft C++ team, currently working on vcpkg and Visual Studio setup.

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vcpkg 2022.11.14 and 2022.10.19 Releases: Localization for 14 Languages, Overlay Ports/Triplets in Manifests, acquire-project Command, and More…

The 2022.11.14 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from September 27th, 2022 to November 13th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes Notable changes for this release are summarized ...

Fix for High Risk OpenSSL Security Vulnerabilities Announced – Guidance for vcpkg Users

OpenSSL.org announced the release of OpenSSL 3.0.7 to address two security vulnerabilities rated as high risk. This patch is now available, including via vcpkg. The vulnerabilities impact users of OpenSSL 3.0.0 - 3.0.6. If you are relying on a version of OpenSSL in this range, it is strongly recommended to upgrade to 3.0.7 as soon as possible...

vcpkg September 2022 Release is Now Available: Celebrating 6 Years with Over 2000 Libraries!

The September 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from August 15th, 2022 to September 27th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos.   vcpkg now has over 2,000 unique libraries in its open-source registry With this release, and the 6th anniversary of the...

Announcing NuGet PackageReference support for C++/CLI MSBuild projects targeting .NET Core and .NET 5 or higher

One of the new features for C++ developers in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 is NuGet PackageReference support for C++/CLI MSBuild projects that target .NET Core and .NET 5 or higher. More specifically, this impacts CLR Class Library (.NET) and CLR Empty Project (.NET) project templates. This functionality allows you to manage NuGet packages ...

vcpkg August 2022 Release is Now Available: CMake Version Update, Updated FAQ, Cross-compilation Fix for Apple Silicon

The August 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from July 25th, 2022 to August 14th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes This is a minor update and there was no tool update ...
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vcpkg July 2022 Release is Now Available: Shared Libraries on Linux, Improved vcpkg new, Optional name and version Fields, and More…

The July 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from June 16th, 2022 to July 24th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes Better support for shared libraries on Linux This update ...

vcpkg June 2022 Release is Now Available: Force Download vcpkg Dependencies, Documentation Changes, and More

The June 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This includes a hotfix that fixed a regression in the binary caching experience. This blog post summarizes changes from May 11th, 2022 to June 15th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. In the past month, the ISO C++ 2022 Annual Developer Survey ...
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vcpkg May 2022 Release: artifacts using JSON, COS and SPDX support, and more

The May 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from March 31st, 2022 to May 10th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes vcpkg Artifacts update This is our first significant update to...

vcpkg April 2022 Release: artifacts merged to tool repo, tar.exe in Windows 10, GIT_ASKPASS, vcpkg in Arch Linux instructions, and more

The April 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from March 1st, 2022 to March 30th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes vcpkg artifacts merged into Microsoft/vcpkg-tool repo vcpkg...

All vcpkg enterprise features now generally available: versioning, binary caching, manifests and registries

We are announcing today that all major vcpkg enterprise features are no longer experimental. The latest vcpkg release makes versioning, binary caching, manifests and registries generally available to any developer, team or enterprise. We have steadily been adding to vcpkg over the years. What started as a small open source project to ...

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