[Development] Removing the -c++11 option from configure

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 19:20:35 CET 2015

On Tuesday March 24 2015 13:38:54 Matthew Woehlke wrote:

> Thiago is proposing Option 2. In particular, the emphasized drawback;
> what is being removed is the ability to *prevent* Qt from enabling C++11
> / C++14 mode if the compiler supports such a mode. It does *not* mean
> that Qt as a whole will require C++14. I think where the confusion is
> Hopefully that helps clear things up...

It does for me.

I have no idea if there's a reason not to build in C++1n mode if the compiler supports it, but if there is (ABI compatibility?), one could simply have a single switch to deactivate that. I agree there's no use in adding additional switches, of course.


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