On 06.06.2019 at 14:11, Christoph M. Becker wrote:
> I like to inform you, that the official Windows builds of PHP 7.4 and
> master (available from windows.php.net; currently only snapshot builds,
> of course) are done with Visual Studio 2019. While it is still possible
> to build these PHP versions with Visual Studio 2017, this is no longer
> This also means a small but important change, namely that we are no
> longer using the "vc" prefix (e.g. "vc14", "vc15") to refer to *new*
> Visual Studio versions, but rather "vs" (i.e. "vs16"). The detailed
> reasoning is explained in the post titled "Visual Studio 2019
> Builds". Recent beta versions of the PHP SDK are supposed to fully
> support this naming change already (and particularly the renaming of the
> PHP_SDK_VC environment variable to PHP_SDK_VS). You may have to adapt
> custom tooling accordingly, though.
I like to inform you, that the PHP for Windows team has decided to
switch back to Visual Studio 2017 for PHP 7.4. For the reasoning and
further details see <https://windows.php.net/#news-2019-08-21-1>.