Long-term plan for C++98/C++11 incompatibility

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 02:35:00 GMT 2011

P.S. we already document how to link applications using two
incompatible versions of libstdc++:

(whether you can actually make that work in practice is another matter!)

The situation is similar for C++98 and C++11 code, if the incompatible
standard library types aren't used in the library interfaces then they
should be able to coexist and not interfere.

If in a future release we use namespace and/or symbol versioning to
keep the c++98 and c++11 code distinct then they could coexist in the
same library and won't interfere at all.

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