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Re: Branching for GCC 3.0
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 01:44:05PM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> "Joseph S. Myers" <email@example.com> writes:
> | * Will the old libstdc++ still be included in 3.0 (in which case
> | references to EGCS in it should be cleaned up, etc.)?
> I'll vote no.
I agree with Gaby. The -v2 library predates the C++ standard and thus is
so noncompliant it's scary. (Its authors should still be credited with
doing an excellent job, given that they weren't seers nor prophets and
couldn't have known what the LWG would end up with.)
I don't believe retaining the v2 library as part of the distribution
best serves anybody. Maybe it should be archived with instructions on
how to install it with --disable-libstdcxx-v3, in case a user needs a
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