C++11 in LibreOffice

Philipp Riemer ruderphilipp at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 12:48:47 PDT 2012

2012/7/17 Kohei Yoshida <kohei.yoshida at gmail.com>:
> On 07/17/2012 05:11 AM, Lubos Lunak wrote:
>>   So, as long as we require to build LO with MSVC, we can revisit the
>> question
>> of hard-depending on C++11 in, uhm, let's be optimistic and say 3 years.
>> IOW,
>> we can probably get there faster by ditching backwards ABI compatibility
>> with
>> LO4 and switching to a different compiler for Windows.
> What I'm curious is how the binaries generated from different compilers
> compare on Windows.  If their performances are more or less comparable, then
> I could care less whether we stick with MSVC or gcc (or clang if it's
> available on Windows).  But if MSVC still produces more optimized binaries,
> then I would be reluctant to support switching to a different compiler
> (though my voice is only one head count, easily overruled by the majority
> votes when it comes down to it).
> Kohei

Clang is not directly available as a binary for windows, however they
have a small tutorial how to build it from source at

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