[lldb-dev] [cfe-dev] [LLVMdev] [RFC] Raising LLVM minimum required MSVC version to 2013 for trunk

Chris Bieneman beanz at apple.com
Fri Jan 30 17:17:01 PST 2015

Yes. I’ll handle the documentation updates too.

I’ll base the list of C++11 features on the MSDN documentation.


> On Jan 30, 2015, at 3:57 PM, Aaron Ballman <aaron at aaronballman.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 6:51 PM, Chris Bieneman <cbieneman at apple.com> wrote:
>> +Alex Bradbury
>> Sounds to me like we have no known users still on VS 2012.
>> So, how about we plan to move forward again with Chandler’s proposal for making this transition. For those who don’t want to dig through to the beginning here’s the basic plan:
>> 1) Loop in cfe-dev and lldb-dev (Done!)
>> 2) Wait until this email fully circulates in digests and LLVM Weekly so that everyone who has an objection can voice it
>> 3) If there are no objections, Commit a change to the CMake build which errors on old MSVC versions
>> 4) Revert and fix buildbots
>> 5) Repeat 3 & 4 until no issues
>> 6) Once the change is live for a week with no issues, update the documentation to reflect the minimum required MSVC version as 2013
> Also:
> 7) Update the documentation as to what minimum set of C++11 features
> are allowed in the code base.
>> Alex, can you please make sure that this plan makes it into the next LLVM Weekly? If there are no objections this time I will update CMake files a few days after the LLVM Weekly goes out.
> Can you also handle the documentation updates a few days after the
> CMake changes have been made live?
> Thanks!
> ~Aaron

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