[Development] Proposal: Deprecating platforms in Qt 5.6 that don't support lambda

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Feb 20 17:00:17 CET 2015

On Friday 20 February 2015 16:44:28 Cristian Adam wrote:
> There is another option for QNX, use libstdc++ from GCC and not libcpp from
> Dinkumware.
> But then again Rafael knows more about this:
> http://www.foundry27.com/sf/go/projects.qt/discussion.general.topc21981
> Is it not possible to have applications using only libstdc++?

The problem with libstdc++ is -- I guess, without being told -- its licence. 
It's a GPLv3 + exception library, so it has implications for device 
manufacturers. That's why QNX won't default to it.

In turn, applications and Qt switching to it means full ABI break.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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