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Re: Call for Jessie Release Goals

Am 18.09.2013 15:38, schrieb Dmitrijs Ledkovs:
> On 18 September 2013 03:42, Mathieu Malaterre <malat@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 9:17 PM, Jonathan Wiltshire <jmw@debian.org> wrote:
>>> Release goals are areas of functionality which developers would like to see
>>> as an aim for the next release. They will not hold up the release, but
>>> allow the bugs opened for that goal to be of severity 'important'.
>> I am not sure if this qualify as "Release goals". So I'd like to ask
>> first what people think of using C++11 in the next release.
>> I know of a couple of C++ libraries which could be compiled with the
>> new gcc compilation option. And I have at least one application (no
>> shared lib) which requires C++11 to compile properly. Since C++11
>> introduce an ABI incompatibility [*], this may not be a Release Goal
>> but simply a tech-ctte decision.
>> Comments ?
> I think I have replied about similar requests before (not sure if it
> was on these mailing lists).
> In essence, at the moment we do not have any compiler & stdlib with
> complete and stable ABI for C++11.
> It is expected that gcc4.8 will break C++11 ABI to further implement
> the standard.

Well, GCC 4.8 should not "break" anything more.  Upcoming GCC versions may be
another matter.

Did somebody try to rebuild the archive in c++11 mode?


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