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RE: Using C++ in GCC is OK


On Wed, 2 Jun 2010, Bingfeng Mei wrote:

> Converting to C++ is a major change. Does that justify to have a major 
> release (5.0.0)?

No.  It's not in any way user-visible.  In principle I agree with what 
Zack said in <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2004-06/msg00243.html> on version 
numbers; certainly an implementation detail can't justify such a change.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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