[coreboot] GNU11 and C11 (was: coreboot community meeting minutes for March 16th, 2017)

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Mar 17 23:31:17 CET 2017

Dear Ron,

Am Freitag, den 17.03.2017, 20:48 +0000 schrieb ron minnich:
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM Nico Huber wrote:

> > The decision was to make explicit what was already needed for a long
> > time (already last time Clang was working). Don't worry about Clang, it
> > can digest -std=gnu11 as well [1].
> If that works for this project, then I guess that's ok. Harvey, on the
> other hand, also intends to use the intel compiler (ICC). -std=gnu11 is not
> an option we would ever use.

Currently, coreboot *does* use these GNU extensions. So the code would
not built, when disallowing the compiler to use them. I think there is
no objection to move to C11, if somebody rewrites the code using GNU11


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