[cfe-dev] GSoC Proposal: Improve Windows Support

Reid Kleckner rnk at google.com
Thu Apr 25 07:34:42 PDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 7:59 AM, João Matos <ripzonetriton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 12:45 PM, endlessroad1991 at gmail.com
> <endlessroad1991 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sorry, my bad. The name mangling suddenly works now. Didn't figure out
>> what went wrong.
>> About making Microsoft ABI default, since Microsoft ABI support has not
>> matured yet, maybe we can hold back for a while...
> When targeting the MSVC runtime, even if the MS ABI is not mature, it's
> getting better and some stuff will actually work, unlike the current
> defaults (Itanium manglings) which will never work.

This is from the triple, right?  That defaults to *-pc-win32, which to
me means we should use the Microsoft C++ ABI.  But this could break
someone out there who forgot to target mingw.

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