[LLVMdev] Using C++'11 language features in LLVM itself
sebastian.redl at getdesigned.at
Fri Jan 11 11:32:24 PST 2013
On 11.01.2013, at 20:08, Eli Bendersky wrote:
>>> I suppose this tradeoff can be evaluated by looking at the delta
>>> between 4.5 and 4.6 which is actually supported by MSVC 2010 and Clang
>> Makes perfect sense to me.
> According to http://gcc.gnu.org/projects/cxx0x.html, these features
> are available from 4.6 (language features only):
> - Null pointer constant
This is the only one fully supported by VS 2010.
> - Forward declarations for enums
This is partially supported. I don't know the exact extent.
> - Generalized constant expressions
> - Unrestricted unions
> - Range-based for
> - Defining move special member functions
> - Allowing move constructors to throw
These are all unsupported.
So the question is, is nullptr worth requiring 4.6.
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