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Re: GCC 5.4 Status report (2015-12-04)


On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 02:37:46PM +0100, Marc Glisse wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Dec 2015, NightStrike wrote:
> 
> >Will there be another 4.9 release, too?  I'm really hoping that branch
> >can stay open a bit, since I can't upgrade to the new std::string
> >implementation yet.
> 
> Uh? The new ABI in libstdc++ is supposed to be optional, you can still use
> the old std::string in gcc-5, can't you?

Sure, you can either configure gcc 5 so that it defaults to the new or old
ABI, and you can always also override it through command line options.

As for another 4.9 release, yes, there will be 4.9.4 at some point at least.

	Jakub


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