libc++, C++11, and C++14 on Leopard and Snow Leopard

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Mon Jan 19 09:14:52 PST 2015

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Mihai Moldovan wrote:
> On 19.01.2015 04:37 PM, Thibaut Paumard wrote:
>> Le 15/01/2015 20:24, René J.V. Bertin a écrit :
>>> On Thursday January 15 2015 19:25:38 Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>>>> So I'm still stuck with gcc-4.2-only at the moment.
>>>> I'm not asking for libc++ on PPC. I know that this might require quite
>>>> a bit of effort, but I would like to know if *any* slightly more
>>>> modern compiler could be built and used.
>>> The latest gcc version I had on PPC before my Powermacs died was 4.2.3, which I think is ever so slightly more recent that what Apple shipped.
>>> I'd go have a look at what linux distros for that architecture provide.
>> Debian's default on powerpc is gcc 4.9.2:
> What about Minix? FreeBSD? GNU HURD?
> Seriously, the FSF compiler won't cut it on OS X. Just as one example,
> it can't produce fat binaries (i.e., binaries with multiple
> architectures) and doesn't support the Apple Blocks extension. You won't
> have a lot of fun with FSF GCC as your default compiler.
> This is why we are either stuck with Apple's GCC or clang. If the latter
> works, that is.

I'm trying to build one program that works fine on PPC Linux, but
segfaults on PPC Mac (and works on any other Mac). I would like to
exclude a compiler bug (I'm not sure if there's a bug in compiler or a
bug in the code that I'm compiling). I successfully built clang-3.4 a
few days ago, but it refuses to compile the code.

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