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From: Gavin Lambert (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-06-24 04:55:22

On 24/06/2019 05:05, Rene Rivera wrote:
> After even more years of development the landscape of build systems
> has changed considerably, and so has the landscape of compilers. This
> version marks the start of B2 transitioning to a C++ implementation.
> Initially this means that the engine will be compiled as C++ source
> but that source is still the base C implementation. Over time it will
> transform to a C++ code base in both the engine and build system.
> Some changes in this start: >
> * Requires C++ 11 to build engine.

I assume that this means that future versions of Boost will no longer be
able to bootstrap on pre-C++11 compilers?

(I don't personally have a problem with that, but it seems worth making
special note of, both for users and library authors.)

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