Mixed, Pure, and Verifiable Feature Comparison (C++/CLI)

This topic compares features among the different /clr compilation modes. For more information, see /clr (Common Language Runtime Compilation).

Feature Comparison

Feature

Mixed (/clr)

Pure (/clr:pure)

Safe (/clr:safe)

Related Information

CRT library

supported

supported

Run-Time Routines by Category

MFC/ATL

supported

MFC Desktop Applications | ATL Class Overview

Unmanaged Functions

supported

Mixed (Native and Managed) Assemblies

Unmanaged Data

supported

supported

Pure and Verifiable Code (C++/CLI)

Callable from Unmanaged Functions

supported

How to: Migrate to /clr:pure (C++/CLI)

Supports calling unmanaged Functions

supported

C-style functions only

P/Invoke only

Using C++ Interop (Implicit PInvoke)

Supports Reflection

DLLs only

supported

supported

Reflection (C++/CLI)

See Also

Reference

Pure and Verifiable Code (C++/CLI)