[Qt-creator] Using C++11 in Creator's source
Eike.Ziller at digia.com
Mon Jul 7 09:56:31 CEST 2014
After we now have at least a tiny little bit of experience with lambdas and auto in Qt Creator code, I’ve finally created a first version of guidelines for using C++11 features in Qt Creator:
On Mar 28, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Ziller Eike <Eike.Ziller at digia.com> wrote:
> On Mar 4, 2014, at 2:09 PM, Daniel Teske <daniel.teske at digia.com> wrote:
>> since we have branched 3.1 from master, master no longer needs to support OS X
>> 10.6. As such I propose, that we open up master for those C++11 features that
>> are supported by VS 2010, g++ 4.5 and clang 3.1.
>> I think it's too early to require a newer version of Visual Studio, though
>> requiring those 3 compilers gives us both *auto* and *lambda*.
> Since we just ran into it, the explicit statement:
> *** “override” is NOT part of the C++11 features we could use ***
> It is not supported by gcc < 4.7.
> If you really really really want to use the ‘override’ feature in Qt Creator code, you need to use our QTC_OVERRIDE macro.
> Which maps to QT_OVERRIDE when compiling with Qt5, and to nothing when compiling with Qt4, and makes your code look really ugly.
>> I suspect that in practice the minimum g++ or clang version will be higher,
>> since practically no one uses those versions any more.
>> We need to extend the coding rules for auto and lambda. Suggestions are
>> welcome for that.
>> Keep merges from 3.1 easy, by not unnecessarily rewriting code. Wait until 3.1
>> is mostly done.
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