[Development] RFC: handling of C++ feature test macros

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Thu Sep 19 15:23:26 CEST 2019

On 18/09/2019 01:37, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Marc's proposal is that we should accept that these things are rare and simply
> correct when they do happen. Since our code is tested with the currently
> latest versions of all compilers, we're fairly sure that any such macro works
> with the compilers that currently support the feature.

This is not entirely accurate, we don't have configurations in the CI 
that use /std:c++latest or similar flags. It's basically saying "our 
users will find out". But as I said it's really paranoid at the moment.

Giuseppe D'Angelo | giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com | Senior Software Engineer
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