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RE: C++ compiler g++-4.9


> On 12/10/2014 01:23 PM, Nick Mpallas wrote:
>> I am building a platform and I need to compile apache mesos from 
>> sources. The issue is that the guys the require support for specific 
>> c++11 features that in the 4.7 compiler currently supported by debian 
>> aren't there. Will the g++ compiler will be updated?
> The versions in each release don't get updated, that's part of what makes it "stable".

That and the fact that Debian tries to use a version of the software that has been out for a while and has proven to be relative free of bugs.

> You'll need either to use jessie (that's going to be released in a couple of months), or you could build an in house gcc backport (or even request one to the backports team: [1])

One can even start using Jessie now if the problems that prevent releasing Jessie are not problems one runs into.

Bonno Bloksma

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