[GSoC] Header Generation for C/C++

Eduard Staniloiu edi33416 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 16:01:39 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 17 July 2019 at 14:28:34 UTC, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2019 at 15:40, Eduard Staniloiu via 
> Digitalmars-d <digitalmars-d at puremagic.com> wrote:
>> I have the following question: Can we use C++11 or would that 
>> break GDC / LDC? With C++11 we could use `enum class` which 
>> would solve this nicely. The issue with `enum class` is that 
>> it will break code since not the fields need to be prefixed 
>> with the enum name.
>> But still, what do you think? What are the pros and cons of 
>> supporting/using C++11?
> No you cannot use C++11, yes it will break GDC bootstrap.

Can you elaborate a bit on this, please? I'm curious what are the 
reasons why we cannot use it.

Not really pushing for C++11, but I'd like to understand what is/ 
which are the blocker/s.

Thank you

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