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Re: Using stl containers in gcc


On Tue, May 03, 2016 at 08:59:11AM -0600, Jeff Law wrote:
> On 05/03/2016 08:44 AM, Andres Tiraboschi wrote:
> >Hi,
> >Does anyone know if there is a good reason for not using stl
> >containers in gcc sources?
> >I'm asking because I didn't find any use of them in the code I read.
> The GCC coding conventions allow the use of the standard library; but you
> have to be careful WRT objects that are subject to garbage collection.

And, if there is a GCC counterpart of a particular container, the GCC
counterpart should be used instead of the stl one.
E.g. vec, or hash_map etc.

	Jakub


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