[Geany-devel] Split Window Patches - Scintilla C++0x

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Thu Mar 31 17:34:11 UTC 2011

On Thu, 31 Mar 2011 16:56:44 +0100, Nick wrote:

>On Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:17:26 +1100
>Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Currently there is the problem with dropped support for old C++
>> >> compilers which may not affect us directly but more over the
>> >> introduction of new C++0x code.
>> >> For details see
>> >> http://groups.google.com/group/scintilla-interest/browse_thread/thread/8f9c4aae5f5c5368/6ecc660f51cecefc.
>> >> Though Scintilla's release notes state that the Borland C++
>> >> support was removed, I'm not sure if the new C++0x code is
>> >> already in. Nick, Lex, do you know more about the current status?
>> >
>> > Good question, thanks Enrico for asking it :)
>> > Actually there is another patch that was applied to upstream
>> > Sinctilla I would like to see in our copy (related to Vala
>> > highlighting), so I wondered if we didn't wanted to update our
>> > scintilla copy at some point... but there is the C++0x thing.
>> >
>> Well Scintilla 2.25 does not use the std=c++0x option and it does use
>> -Wall which includes a c++0x warning so I would say its reasonably
>> safe.
>Yes, and I'd expect Neil to mention it in the release notes if the
>requirements change. Now that C++0x has been finalised as C++ 2011 this
>might encourage him :-/

Ok, then we could update our Scintilla copy soon, either with the
current release and patch Matthew's patches in or wait for the next
release which includes the patches.


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