[cfe-dev] RFC: Bump toolchain requirements
Stephen Kelly via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Apr 27 15:34:45 PDT 2021
the policy for updating the minimum compiler versions able to build llvm
(and as a side-effect, the option of using features of a newer C++
standard) is here:
The current compiler requirements are documented here:
I don't know if buildbots verify those versions.
I'm wondering if anyone has strong feelings for or against bumping the
minimum compiler requirements to:
* GCC 7.4 (Dec 2018 - https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-7)
* Clang 6.0 (Mar 2018 -
* MSVC 2019
* AppleClang ??
Those versions of GCC and Clang are available on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is end-of-standard-support this month:
Those compilers have much-improved C++17 support compared to the current
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