[Ukfreebsd] Notes from Tuesday's meeting

Sevan Janiyan venture37 at geeklan.co.uk
Thu Sep 28 12:38:13 BST 2017


On 28/09/2017 11:31, David Chisnall wrote:
> What is the drama here?  C++14 and 17 are intended to be ABI
> compatible with 11, though there are a small number of errata to 11
> that cause issues.  Libc++ has a bunch of standard-independent
> ABI-breaking changes that are behind #ifdefs that we’ll probably flip
> the switch for (with a SONAME bump) in FreeBSD 12.

The combination of things when working in a packaging system where
you're packaging old and new codebases relying on different standards,
old versions of boost, different C++ libraries.
The Conversation then moved on to swearing about boost.

Sevan


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