From:  Fabrice DesrĂ© <>
Date:  04 May 2016 01:02:02 Hong Kong Time

Re: upcoming c++11 standard library breakage


On 05/03/2016 08:08 AM, Nathan Froyd wrote:
> Hi all,
> Patches landed this morning on mozilla-inbound to use a
> C++11-compliant standard library for Android.  Given the recent
> announcement that we are dropping OS X 10.6-10.8 support, OS X will
> soon be using a C++11-compliant standard library as well.  Once that
> happens, all of our main platforms will be using a C++11-compliant
> standard library, and I expect code taking advantage of that will
> start to be committed shortly thereafter.
> Unless something has changed in the last four months or so, B2G does
> not use a C++11-compliant standard library (it uses Gecko's copy of
> stlport).  The upcoming changes in this area will therefore break B2G
> builds.  You may want to start making plans about how to update B2G
> builds to use libstdc++ or libc++.
> I'm happy to answer any questions about this transition.

fwiw, the changes were done in

Fabrice Desré
Connected Devices
Mozilla Corporation