Subject: Re: [boost] [release] permission to merge atomic and lockfree
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-07 20:10:57
On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 6:04 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 7 December 2012 16:58, Tim Blechmann <tim_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> regarding gcc, we would *only* have expected failures, as the required
>> version (4.8) is neither released nor tested ...
> As far as I'm concerned, failures on unreleased compilers aren't an
> issue. It's nice to support them, but often not worth the effort.
I think the point is that 4.8 is the only supported version, as < 4.8
doesn't have native atomics.