[ell-i-developers] Re: Moving to C++11, thereby necessitating to update the emulator to LLVM, causing side effects

  • From: Ivan Raul <supra.material@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ell-i-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:57:30 +0200

I am checking the Timer initialization fix right now, I'll keep posted

With Warm Regards, Ivan Raul

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Pekka Nikander <pekka.nikander@xxxxxx>wrote:

> > Hence, as the Arduino folks have announced that the 1.5 IDE will move to
> gcc 4.8 on the ARM side, and as gcc 4.8 fully supports C++11, there is the
> new possibility of utilising the relaxed C++11 POD rules while defining the
> Serial class
> > ...  given the move to gcc 4.8 that is completely C++11 compatible and
> our desire to use the compiler to do heavy compile-time optimisations, I
> think it would be a wise move to go to C++11 now, while there is still a
> minimal amount of C++ code in our new runtime.
> > I have now done that, but this switching has a number of potentially
> nasty side effects.
> >
> > ..., there will be a largish commit pushed soon, and that may cause
> merge errors when you'll pull the commit, as it touches so many places,
> though lightly.  Consider yourself warned.
> I just pushed ten commits, a few of which is related to moving to C++11.
>  It turned out not to be that big a change after all.  Hence, pulling is
> not likely to generate that my conflicts even if you have lots of local
> changes.
> Another half of so of those commits implement the Serial object, though
> with a very incomplete set of APIs.  At the moment only Serial.begin and
> Serial.write(uint8_t) are supported, nothing else.  However, the code is
> still small.  A runtime that has Serial implemented is just 1700 bytes or
> so.
> I also pushed a tentative fix for the Timer initialisation problem that
> you Ivan are facing.  I haven't tested it, so it may not work.  It may also
> cause some merge conflicts for you, be warned.
> I'm myself moving back to HW for a while, trying to get the first
> approximation of the STM32F0 + small FPGA aka Basellei schema done during
> this week.
> --Pekka

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