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Bug 705182 - [TRACKER] Obsolete c++* standard USE flags
Summary: [TRACKER] Obsolete c++* standard USE flags
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Quality Assurance
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Trackers (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal
Assignee: Gentoo Quality Assurance Team
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Depends on: 705236 705184 705192
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Reported: 2020-01-11 22:03 UTC by Michał Górny
Modified: 2021-07-21 01:19 UTC (History)
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Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-01-11 22:03:19 UTC
Back in the day, people were adding various USE=c++0x, USE=c++11... flags to enable building with newer C++ standard.  For many packages it made little sense (why does the C++ standard for final executable matter?), today it makes even less sense since compilers default to C++14/gnu++14.  Therefore, the flags usually cause *older* standard being used.  This is the tracker for such cases.