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Re: 404 @ https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-5/


On 29 December 2014 at 15:34, Ed Smith-Rowland wrote:
> The note on C++14 conformance referred to is not the place for this but: is
> our C++11 support really less tested and more experimental than our C++03
> support at this point?  One thing I can think of might be gcc bootstrap.

The main difference is ABI stability, which is not guaranteed for
C++11 (but should be once the std::string changes and resulting churn
settle down).

> I could be wrong but I sense the subtext of the OP is perhaps a request for
> a roadmap and guidance for which C++ language version is best supported.
> We can't offer a roadmap on default language until we have a big
> conversation and exploration of technical issues.
>
> I imagine we should at least wait until C++11 ABI churn has died down.

Yep, only then can we say C++11 support is not experimental, and at
some point after that can discuss making -std=c++11 the default.


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