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Re: [C++] System Requirements
- From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
- To: Ben Longbons <brlongbons at gmail dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:05:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: [C++] System Requirements
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- Reply-to: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
> Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:34:17 -0800
> From: Ben Longbons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I propose that the minimum "development requirements" is either gcc
> 4.6 or 4.7.
IMO, it makes very little sense to require the bleeding edge, or
thereabouts. I still use GCC 3.4 on one of my main development
machines; the other one was upgraded to 4.7.2 a few months ago, and
I'm still lamenting the two-fold increase in build times that this
As another data point, the GNU shell server fencepost.gnu.org, a
Trisquel system, offers GCC 4.4.3.
> gcc 4.8.1 is the first fully-compliant C++11 release.
So what? Why do we need this full compliance is the important part.