[llvm] r284660 - Update docs to reflect new minimum MSVC version requirement
Reid Kleckner via llvm-commits
llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 19 16:04:41 PDT 2016
Date: Wed Oct 19 18:04:41 2016
New Revision: 284660
Update docs to reflect new minimum MSVC version requirement
Mailing list discussion about this:
Code changes to simplify the ifdefs will come next, and can be reverted
without affecting the policy if someone needs it.
--- llvm/trunk/docs/CodingStandards.rst (original)
+++ llvm/trunk/docs/CodingStandards.rst Wed Oct 19 18:04:41 2016
@@ -127,17 +127,13 @@ unlikely to be supported by our host com
* Variadic templates: N2242_
* Explicit conversion operators: N2437_
* Defaulted and deleted functions: N2346_
- * But not defaulted move constructors or move assignment operators, MSVC 2013
- cannot synthesize them.
* Initializer lists: N2627_
* Delegating constructors: N1986_
* Default member initializers (non-static data member initializers): N2756_
* Only use these for scalar members that would otherwise be left
uninitialized. Non-scalar members generally have appropriate default
- constructors, and MSVC 2013 has problems when braced initializer lists are
.. _N2118: http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2006/n2118.html
.. _N2439: http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2439.htm
--- llvm/trunk/docs/GettingStarted.rst (original)
+++ llvm/trunk/docs/GettingStarted.rst Wed Oct 19 18:04:41 2016
@@ -262,7 +262,7 @@ our build systems:
* Clang 3.1
* GCC 4.8
-* Visual Studio 2013
+* Visual Studio 2015
Anything older than these toolchains *may* work, but will require forcing the
build system with a special option and is not really a supported host platform.
@@ -296,8 +296,8 @@ Getting a Modern Host C++ Toolchain
This section mostly applies to Linux and older BSDs. On Mac OS X, you should
have a sufficiently modern Xcode, or you will likely need to upgrade until you
-do. On Windows, just use Visual Studio 2013 as the host compiler, it is
-explicitly supported and widely available. FreeBSD 10.0 and newer have a modern
+do. Windows does not have a "system compiler", so you must install either Visual
+Studio 2015 or a recent version of mingw64. FreeBSD 10.0 and newer have a modern
Clang as the system compiler.
However, some Linux distributions and some other or older BSDs sometimes have
--- llvm/trunk/docs/GettingStartedVS.rst (original)
+++ llvm/trunk/docs/GettingStartedVS.rst Wed Oct 19 18:04:41 2016
@@ -39,13 +39,13 @@ and software you will need.
-Any system that can adequately run Visual Studio 2013 is fine. The LLVM
+Any system that can adequately run Visual Studio 2015 is fine. The LLVM
source tree and object files, libraries and executables will consume
-You will need Visual Studio 2013 or higher, with the latest Update installed.
+You will need Visual Studio 2015 or higher, with the latest Update installed.
You will also need the `CMake <http://www.cmake.org/>`_ build system since it
generates the project files you will use to build with. CMake 18.104.22.168 is the
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