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Re: Go C++ only

On Friday, September 02 2016, Pedro Alves wrote:

> On 09/02/2016 11:01 AM, Yao Qi wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:17 PM, Joel Brobecker <> wrote:
>>> I don't have a strong opinion, but can we perhaps try a compromise
>>> where we would be using C++ features only in new units (unlikely to be
>>> backported)? Even though the backporting rate is indeed probably low,
>>> it would still be nice to make it as easy as possible. Or is this
>>> not really a practical suggestion?
>> I agree.  If we think the patch is likely to be backported, such as bug fix,
>> C++ feature is not allowed in the patch.
> Agreed.
> Sergio, can you switch the buildbot builder that is catching C
> build regressions to test the 7.12 branch instead of master?

Right, I've made a few modifications on the config files and the C-only
builder should now be building only changes to the 7.12 branch.

Let me know if it works, or if you need something else.


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