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Subject: Re: [boost] [clang][preprocessor] Testing of clang emualting the VC++ preprocessor on Windows
From: Paul Mensonides (pmenso57_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-07 17:48:24

On 4/7/2016 1:11 PM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Paul Mensonides wrote:
>> Microsoft should not get to unilaterally decide what C++ is on
>> Windows--including the ABI (which by its nature can limit what parts
>> of C++ even can be implemented).
> This is not a reasonable demand. The platform ABI is traditionally
> defined by the platform vendor.

Platform ABI is not the same thing as C++ ABI. The platform ABI is a
lower layer.

Link compatibility of C++ binaries produced by different C++
implementations may require compatible (or the same) C++ ABIs, but link
compatibility can break for independently built binaries for all sorts
of reasons.

Paul Mensonides

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