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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Need help with clang config
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-22 17:25:09

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener via Boost
> Sent: 22 May 2017 17:35
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: Edward Diener
> Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Need help with clang config
> On 5/20/2017 3:54 AM, John Maddock via Boost wrote:
> >
> >> I have always had a difficult problem trying to figure out with which
> >> version of gcc/libstdc++ a particular version of clang will work. I
> >> have asked about this on the clang developers mailing list but
> >> received no answer. If there is any information about this anywhere I
> >> would surely like to know where it is.
> Thanks. I still find problems using clang 3.x-4.0 even with latest
> versions of gcc. On Windows it is mostly linking problems, but the clang
> developers on the mailing list really don't care about clang targeting
> gcc on Windows. But even on Linux I run into problems where gcc "just
> works".

> I have a strong feeling that clang needs to distribute its own
> headers and own standard library ( libc++ ) in order to work correctly
> and reliably as a compiler. Hopefully the clang developers will
> understand this for the future also.


I'd like (expect even) a standalone distribution to 'just work' on Windows (and other IDEs).


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