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Re: RFA: Deprecate C++ options


On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 10:13:58PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 09:55:05PM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > Here's another proposal, which might sound radical, but I bet it'd
> > have even less user-visible impact: Let's drop support for every host
> > and target that doesn't have a C89-compliant standard library.  That
> > would mean, for instance, we could throw away fix-header and about
> > two-thirds of fixincludes.
> 
> I suspect this won't fly.  You wouldn't be able to build on, say,
> BSD4.3, or any of the other popular retro-computing hosts.

Can you honestly say that those people are not better off sticking
with 2.x?  We have enough trouble keeping the mainline usable on
modern targets...

zw


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