[webkit-dev] C++17 is here. Should we use it?

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Sat May 11 07:05:42 PDT 2019

11.05.2019, 02:47, "Yusuke Suzuki" <ysuzuki at apple.com>:
> Cool! So,
> 1. We can use GCC 7
> 2. We can use libstdc++7
> Is my understanding correct? Basically, this means that we can use cool C++17 features super aggressively :)

Not so aggressively with library features, a few of them require libstdc++ 8 or even 9[1]. However, there is portable
implementation of std::filesystem [2] which we could use as a "polyfill" if needed.

[1] https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/libstdc++/manual/status.html#status.iso.2017
[2] https://github.com/gulrak/filesystem

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