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