[Development] Removing the -c++11 option from configure
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 24 16:39:17 CET 2015
On Tuesday 24 March 2015 11:53:37 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 11:40:09AM -0700, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > We'd like to make Qt build unconditionally with the latest version of the
> > C++ standard that is supported by the compiler. That implies removing the
> > -c++11 option so that the -no-c++11 option goes away too.
> > Possible drawbacks:
> > - Inability to test non-C++11 codepaths in the CI
> > => We can add a hidden option for the CI
> > - OS X support without libc++ may go away
> > => I need more information on this
> > Advantage:
> > - Will turn on C++14 for recent GCC and Clang
> that seems like a total non-sequitur to me.
> if you want to enable support c++11+ by default (it isn't yet?), do it,
> but why would you *remove* an option?
I want to remove the ability to disable C++11 support.
The support is already enabled by default and we'd like to now enable C++14
too, but I'd like not to add complexity to the configuration by adding a
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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