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Subject: Re: [boost] proposed new library "histogram"
From: Hans Dembinski (hans.dembinski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-06 12:13:43

Yes, I am sure.

Here is evidence:
"[The cluster computers] run SLC6 (Scientific Linux CERN 6)"

SLC6 comes with gcc-4.4.7, which has bad support for C++11, see the
question of a suffering user (most likely a CERN physicist):

Currently, I am a member of the IceCube experiment and we are also not
allowed to use C++11 features.

On 05/05/2016 06:51 PM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 5 May 2016 at 16:39, Hans Dembinski <hans.dembinski_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Some big names I can drop are CERN, the IceCube Experiment, Pierre Auger
>> Observatory. Big experiments like these rely on support for old Linux
>> distributions which are still running on many computing clusters. These old
>> Linux distributions do not have modern compilers that support C++11.
> Slight tangent here, but that seems surprising.
> Are you sure those don't have GCC 4.8 through RHEL DTS 2?
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