[llvm-dev] RFC for f18+runtimes in LLVM

David Greene via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Feb 25 11:21:29 PST 2019

James Y Knight via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:06 PM Stephen Scalpone via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>         Our request would be to get a waiver for the C++11 requirement
>     based on the fact that we're skating to where the puck will be. In
>     the meantime, because F18 only exists as a stand-alone program,
>     early adopters would still have a useful parser and analyzer for
>     Fortran.
> +1. The reasons why we haven't yet switched LLVM to c++17 do not apply
> to a brand new frontend, since it's effectively all about not
> disrupting current users, and a brand new frontend does not yet have
> those.

I generally agree with this, but how will it work in practice?  Our
current buildbots don't have any requirement to support C++17 and they
might not all be able to.


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