[webkit-dev] update GCC version?
isaac at devinesystems.co.nz
Mon Jul 17 19:58:33 PDT 2017
Regarding upgrading to Visual C++ 2017, I have patchset for that here:
Unfortunately it seems to cause a problem WebCore::HTMLNames::init(), which
is something to do with the disabling of static constructors.
On 18 July 2017 at 07:56, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez at igalia.com>
> On 05/07/17 17:10, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 6:32 AM, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez
> > <clopez at igalia.com> wrote:
> >> I think the default build toolchain should be supported also,
> >> at least without the requirement of "one year after the release".
> >> I propose this change to the policy over yours:
> >> - This policy applies to runtime dependencies to ensure smooth updates
> >> for users.
> >> - It does not apply to the build toolchain.
> >> - A compiler other than the default compiler in an otherwise-supported
> >> distribution may be required to build.
> >> + This policy applies to the runtime dependencies to ensure smooth
> >> updates for users.
> >> + The requirement of "one year after the release" does not apply to
> >> the default toolchain.
> >> + On that extra year of support a compiler other than the default one
> >> in an otherwise-supported distribution may be required to build.
> >> I think is important to not require a too much new version of the
> >> default toolchain (GCC).
> > Fine by me.
> > Michael
> Ok. For the record: I just updated policy with this changes (plus a
> minor clarification regarding that for the last version of a supported
> distro both runtime and default toolchain dependencies are supported)
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