Re: C++ port of Postgres

From: John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: C++ port of Postgres
Date: 2016-08-14 21:23:35
Message-ID: f0fb09c1-160b-1c5e-6746-c23fa3109a71@hogranch.com
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On 8/14/2016 2:05 PM, Joy Arulraj wrote:
>
> We have ported Postgres over to the C++ language (C++11 standard).
>
> https://github.com/jarulraj/postgresql-cpp
>
> Our goal is to use certain features of the C++ language and its
> standard library to simplify coding, improve code reuse, and avoid
> bugs. Peter's article titled `Moving to C++
> <https://petereisentraut.blogspot.com/2013/05/moving-to-c.html>` was a
> source of inspiration for us.

does this compile with the non-GCC compilers that postgres gets built
with, for instance, IBM XLC++ on AIX, Oracle Studio C++ on Solaris,
Microsoft Visual C++ on MS Windows, CLang on BSD ? what about popular
platforms like RHEL 6, where gcc is 4.4.7 ?

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john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz

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