There is support for C++11 on Windows Embedded Compact 2013 using the newer 
VC11 compiler, but for CE 5, 6, or WEC 7 they will not be able to support it 
since they are limited to the VC9 compiler. Afaik there doesn’t appear to be 
any plans from Microsoft to back-port the newer compiler and run time to 
support older versions of CE.

I realize that CE 5, 6, and 7 are probably not top priorities for the 
community, but these changes will basically force dropping support for those 
platforms. We do have some interest in keeping WebKit working for our 
downstream build, so if it’s possible to make this change over to using C++11 
in a way that can allow for building without the new features that would be 
ideal. If there is anything we can do that help make this happen let me know.


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[] On Behalf Of Brent Fulgham
Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2013 3:04 PM
To: Anders Carlsson
Cc: WebKit Development
Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Ports not building as C++11?

The only platform I know cannot support C++11 is WinCE, and that port is in 
favor of making the move to C++11 in anticipation of updated build tools from 

What other platform are we talking about here? The GNU compilers have supported 
C++11 for a long time.


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On Jul 26, 2013, at 8:12 PM, Anders Carlsson 
<<>> wrote:

On Jul 26, 2013, at 8:09 PM, Allan Sandfeld Jensen 
<<>> wrote:

On Friday 26 July 2013, Anders Carlsson wrote:

Hi everyone,

when Oliver landed his “let’s break everything” patches in JSC the other
day, I noticed that some of the follow-up build fixes by other ports were
removing use of C++11 features (mainly nullptr).

Are there any ports that aren’t building as C++11? If so, why not?
Yes, and because C++11 is not supported on all the platforms we support.

Could you please elaborate? What compilers are you using?

We don't all have the option to not care about the platforms of a certain fruit
themed vendor's 1 or 2 year old operating systems.

I don’t think this comment adds anything constructive.

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