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From: Antony Polukhin (antoshkka_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-12-01 20:12:58

On Sun, Nov 29, 2020, 19:14 Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Jeff Garland wrote:
> > Why not just alternate releases -- so we'd have a 20 release and then a
> 17
> > release, etc?
> I have no idea how that's supposed to work.
> > If we did pull this off, one interesting problem that would be induced
> is
> > what various linux distros ship with...
> Linux distros ship Boost built with the default gcc, with the default C++
> standard. g++ defaults to C++03 before g++-6, to C++14 before g++-11. A
> C++17 Boost will be unshippable for a while. C++14 is kind of acceptable
> today.

GCC moves to c++17 by default;a=commitdiff;h=0801f419440c14f6772b28f763ad7d40f7f7a580

AFAIK Clang plans the same move


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