Re: Retiring WITHOUT_CXX
- In reply to: Ed Maste : "Re: Retiring WITHOUT_CXX"
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Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 14:38:02 UTC
26.11.2021 21:03, Ed Maste wrote: > On Fri, 26 Nov 2021 at 04:09, Rodney W. Grimes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >> So is the feature model of FreeBSD becoming, oh it gets broken >> cause it is not regularly tested, so lets remove that feature. > > I don't agree with that. We have a large and growing CI infrastructure > to regularly test functionality and are continually adding to it over > time. But it's important to test and maintain what is actually used > and is useful. Disabling C++ support made sense when obrien@ added the > original knob in 2000, but it makes less sense today when parts of > FreeBSD are written in C++. It depends on what are those parts exactly. For example, I exclude devd (written in C++) from my FreeBSD images because it does only harm for a router with fixed hardware but ever-changing set of ngXXX interfaces being created/removed (PPPoE server with high load). So I also build the image WITHOUT_CXX.