[lldb-dev] [LLVMdev] [RFC] Raising LLVM minimum required MSVC version to 2013 for trunk
beanz at apple.com
Fri Aug 22 09:58:47 PDT 2014
> On Aug 22, 2014, at 9:53 AM, Daniel Dilts <diltsman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:42 AM, Chris Bieneman <beanz at apple.com <mailto:beanz at apple.com>> wrote:
> Starting a new thread to loop in cfe-dev and lldb-dev. For those not following along there has been a thread on llvm-dev about moving the minimum required Visual Studio version to 2013. The motivating reason is this will allow us to take advantage of a bunch of C++11 features that are not supported by MSVC 2012.
> Is there an existing policy on how supported compiler versions are selected?
There was a discussion last year (http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2013-October/066847.html <http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2013-October/066847.html>) WRT allowing LLVM to use C++11 features which established a precedent of supporting compilers released back for two years, with a special caveat for Windows.
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