Re: Retiring WITHOUT_CXX

From: Eugene Grosbein <>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:51:53 UTC
26.11.2021 4:45, Warner Losh wrote:

>> Several base system components are written in C++, and the WITHOUT_CXX
>> option is not regularly tested and is often broken. I fixed a number
>> of WITHOUT_CXX issues in response to Michael Dexter's recent Build
>> Option Survey runs, but it will break again absent ongoing effort.
>> This does not seem like a useful endeavour given the limitations it
>> imposes on the resulting system.
>> I'm proposing we remove the WITHOUT_CXX option and have opened a
>> review to do so:
> We've grown enough C++ support this is likely sane.

How embedded-friendly is this? I mean a difference in required space for self-contained small file system.
Comparing with 8.x/9.x, minimal FreeBSD image become pretty big.