Switching cxx_stdlib for C++11 on legacy macOS (was: Re: [GSoC] migration)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Sep 4 12:10:17 UTC 2017

On Sep 4, 2017, at 04:25, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On 4 September 2017 at 10:47, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Sep 2, 2017, at 11:25, Rainer Müller wrote:
>>> * archivefetch does not yet respect cxx_stdlib in any way
>> Yeah that would need adjustment, based on how we decide to differentiate libc++ archives from libstdc++ archives.
> Is there any chance that we could schedule one 30-(max 90) minute long
> IRC meeting to finally settle this issue? At least from the
> philosophical point of view; code itself should be much easier to
> write once the decision is met.
> (If we start at 15 UTC or later, we coud hopefully cover all timezones
> from west USA to India, including even China in the evening.)

Perhaps, but why does this one decision have to be reached over IRC, when we successfully use email for other discussions?

> We've been (not)discussing this for nearly a few years by now. The
> infrastructure (buildbot) is nearly in place, it's probably just about
> "a few lines of code" (and well ... lots of bytes on our mirrors) that
> set us apart from reaching the goal of supporting older machines.

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