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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: C++ standard when building OpenOffice
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2019 07:04:31 GMT
On 04.11.2019 05:15, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
> Yeah, it has compiler bugs, undocumented linker issues, crashes when built
> with Clang due to lack of -fno-enforce-eh-specs support, crash-on-startup
> on some Windows installations, porting to new platforms is hard, there are
> incompatibilities with Microsoft Visual C++
> static/multithreaded/debug/release library options, it's difficult using
> new C++ versions, it has ridiculous build times (7+ hours on Windows),
> patches often break the build on some platforms, has all kinds of
> platform-specific limitations (eg. no throwing exceptions or passing STL
> structures across DLL boundaries), and it's Swiss cheese in terms of
> security holes, but C++ is just perfect right?


OK, if this is going to be a language war, let me just point out that
"competent" isn't a function of the source programming language ... :)

-- Brane


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