[llvm-dev] [RFC] Toolchain update policy (migrating LLVM past C++11)

Stephen Kelly via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jan 17 01:11:22 PST 2019

On 16/01/2019 23:35, JF Bastien via llvm-dev wrote:
> Hi C++ enthusiasts!
> It’s a new year, so let’s try a new approach in getting LLVM’s codebase 
> past C++11. Instead of discussing toolchain versions and whether C++14 
> or 17 is best, let’s just focus on one baby step: agreeing on a policy. 
> This policy will be used to update our toolchain, hopefully warning 
> people in LLVM 8 and actually moving past C++11 for LLVM 9.

I recall similar discussions about updating the required CMake version.

Should something be said about build requirements other than the 
compiler, or is that out of scope?



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