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Re: gdal 3.9.0, C++17, charconv, gcc7

nia <> writes:

> On Sat, Jun 08, 2024 at 06:33:47AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> nia <> writes:
>> > On Thu, Jun 06, 2024 at 04:19:41PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> >> I realize there are a lot of considerations, but if we document that
>> >> c++17 as a CXX_FEATURE should fully support the language, don't we need
>> >> to make it 8?
>> >
>> > We should not document this. It's an unreasonable demand.
>> > We don't document it for any other language standard, from c11
>> > to c++11.
>> That is the documented plan in, in general.
> Odd, because that wasn't my plan when adding USE_CXX_FEATURES.
> That's why it's named USE_CXX_FEATURES and not USE_CXX_STANDARD.

What you wanted to do and what was the group consensus and perception
are not necessarily the same thing.

It's playing games to put a token that denotes a standard in a variable
and claim that it doesn't mean what it says because the variable is
named feature not standard.

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