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Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-26 12:46:20

Tim Blechmann wrote:
> > By then, all major toolchains have had solid c++11 support for at least
> > 5 years ( I think, msvc was the last one with VS2015) and at least
> > partial support for 7+ years (gcc 4.8, msvc 2013, clang 3.3).
> compilers are one thing, compiler adoption is another ... i remember
> that in the past "stable" linux distributions provided compilers that
> were considered as "outdated", but that were used in production on HPC
> systems.
> but maybe this is less of an issue these days ..

The current LTSes (Ubuntu Trusty, CentOS 7) are on g++ 4.8, which has
reasonable (but not quite complete) C++11 support.

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