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Beware setlocale() in Visual C++ 2012 onwards!

My new article in ACCU’s CVu magazine describes how investigating a crash in a popular open source library led to the discovery of a change in behaviour in the C runtime library implementation that could have a significant detrimental impact on applications using C runtime locales across multiple threads that are compiled with Visual C++ 2012 & 2013 – http://accu.org/var/uploads/journals/CVu264.pdf#page=12