STL breaks after installing Microsoft Security Advisory 973882

After installing through Microsoft Update Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution STL broke with the following error: c:\program files\microsoft visual studio 9.0\vc\include\xutility(2764) : error C3861: ‘_Swap_adl’: identifier not found Most probably, this is caused by accidentally deleted the following function: template inline    void _Swap_adl(_Ty& _Left, _Ty& _Right)    { // […]

Batch script to test if folder / directory is empty

Yesterday I needed a Dos batch script to check if folder is empty. A little Google search revealed some methods: Using dir and find commands, does not work on non-english Windows versions: Using dir command with /a-d, does not work for folders: Using dir and findstr commands, does not work on non-english Windows […]