[cfe-dev] libc++ supporting older compilers
Craig, Ben via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Dec 18 08:06:41 PST 2015
Is there one specific feature though? Here's the list of features and
The thing that looks the most inconvenient to work around in 4.6 vs. 4.7
would probably be template aliases, and even that doesn't seem too
horrible for c++03.
Going from 4.6 to 4.5 would result in the loss of nullptr and constexpr,
and I can see those causing a heavy burden.
If you go the other direction though, you could argue that 4.8 would be
beneficial, as then you get access to TLS.
On 12/18/2015 9:56 AM, Joerg Sonnenberger via cfe-dev wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 08:30:26AM -0600, Craig, Ben via cfe-dev wrote:
>> This isn't exactly the question that is being asked, but why GCC 4.7?
> Lack of many C++ language features before GCC 4.7 is quite neutering.
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