[webkit-dev] Ports not building as C++11?

Anders Carlsson andersca at apple.com
Tue Jul 30 11:02:06 PDT 2013

On Jul 30, 2013, at 9:23 AM, Osztrogonác Csaba <oszi at inf.u-szeged.hu> wrote:

> No, I don't have objections. :) I absolutely support switching to c++11,
> and I'm happy to add back the removed nullptrs and scoped enum values
> _after_ all ports switched to c++11.
> - cmake port did the switch by http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/153315
> - GTK did the switch by http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/150445
> - Qt and Win confirmed that they are going to do the switch, but I'm
> not sure if they already did it or not. Let the EWS bots notice us. :)
> Patch is coming soon in https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119266


> But I suprised how c++11 became mandatory. If you had announced it
> before pushing the FTL patches, we would have easily avoid the tons of
> buildfixes removing c++11 features.

To clarify, this decision isn’t final yet - and has not yet been announced.

I sent this e-mail because I was under the impression that most/all ports were already building as C++11 and it came a surprise to find that this was not the case.

- Anders

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