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Revisit REP3 with respect to C++11?

asked 2013-03-11 00:22:41 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:15:37 -0600

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Is there a migration plan to C++11 in the works?

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Are you referring to this: "A wholesale jump to C++[0|1]x will not happen until all commonly used OS platforms fully support it."?

dornhege gravatar image dornhege  ( 2013-03-11 01:44:59 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-03-11 08:19:14 -0600

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We have not reached the point that even all the Ubuntu platforms support C++11x.

A good status page for support shows we're still a ways away from general support.

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So are we essentially waiting for the most recent LTS Ubuntu to support GCC 4.8? Or are we happy with a reasonable subset of C++11? Once Lucid is no longer supported (i.e. 4 weeks from now), Precise offers GCC 4.6 and most of the useful bits of C++11.

damonkohler gravatar image damonkohler  ( 2013-04-02 04:26:13 -0600 )edit
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What is the current status of this? Indigo is going to support Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 both of which ship with with gcc 4.8.[1|2] as per http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy/gcc . 4.8.1 is C++11 feature complete http://isocpp.org/blog/2013/05/gcc-4.8.1-released-c11-feature-complete

en4bz gravatar image en4bz  ( 2014-02-18 14:30:25 -0600 )edit
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Seems like ROS Jade might be a good time to support C++11

Dave Coleman gravatar image Dave Coleman  ( 2014-12-23 15:38:57 -0600 )edit

What does "ROS supporting C++11" mean? Requiring or supporting C++11? C++11 has been on by default for OS X for a quite a while now and ROS works fine there. I would not lightly _require_ C++11 for Jade, because we don't need C++11 features and it would exclude systems without C++11.

William gravatar image William  ( 2014-12-23 18:43:16 -0600 )edit

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