Subject: Re: [boost] [regression runner] Preference libstdc++ vs. libc++
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-08 17:47:43
On 3/8/2017 11:39 AM, degski via Boost wrote:
> On 8 March 2017 at 09:34, Edward Diener via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
>> I installed the "Clang with Microsoft codegen", aka C2/clang, for VS2015
>> in order to see what I might need to do to integrate it into Boost PP/VMD.
>> I then went looking for documentation in the VS2015 IDE Help for how to use
>> it either from the IDE or command line. Absolutely no documentation exists
>> within Visual Studio 2015 about it, nor is there any official docs anywhere
>> on the web which I could find. I doubt very much whether this is a viable
>> option in VS2015 for compiling Boost libraries. I will take a look again
>> with VS2017, which I have just downloaded, but considering that no
>> documentation for this exists AFAICS I highly doubt whether this Microsoft
>> offering, whatever it is, will work with Boost. Call me a skeptic, but if I
>> a C++ product is released without documentation, whether from Microsoft or
>> anyone else, I have great doubts that it will actually work with C++
>> standard code.
> This SO question glosses
> over the what and why of Clang/C2 (vs Clang/LLVM).
Thanks for the link, but it hardly qualifies as documentation for that
product. If it is like clang for Windows targeting VC++ it has a broken
emulation of the non-standard VC++ preprocessor which makes it more than
useless to me.