[LLVMdev] Using C++'11 language features in LLVM itself

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Jan 10 02:36:53 PST 2013

10.01.2013, 06:26, "Peter Newman" <peter at uformia.com>:
>>>  Ok.  Unfortunately, I don't think it makes sense for the general community to bend over backwards to support VC2005 anymore.  We're talking about LLVM 3.3 here (at the earliest), is there a strong reason you couldn't move to VC2010 by whenever you move up to LLVM 3.3?
>>>  -Chris
>>  LLVM has not been compatible with VS2005 for a long time.
>>  And as a note to why you can be held back by external software on VS.
>>  MSVC changes the C++ ABI with every release. If you have a 3rd party
>>  product with no source access, or you need to dynamically link with a
>>  specific version of that software, you must use the same VS version if
>>  you use C++ in the ABI.
>>  - Michael Spencer
> Oh I certainly don't expect anyone to keep supporting the ancient VS
> 2005 compiler.

However, 2008 is still not-so-ancient.


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