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Re: [SG15] [isocpp-ext] Modularization of the standard library and ABI stability

From: Nathan Sidwell <nathan_at_[hidden]>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2020 07:13:27 -0400
On 3/8/20 5:01 PM, Bryce Adelstein Lelbach aka wash via Ext wrote:
> Do we have any ABI stability concerns regarding modularizing the
> standard library? Certainly for strong module ownership implementations,
> this is a concern, but for weak module ownership implementations it may
> be a concern too, because the mangling of internal implementation
> details with module linkage would change.
> Can implementations overcome this with special hacks for the standard
> library that preserve the old mangled names?

Some pushed for a breaking ABI change in Prague. This might be their


Nathan Sidwell

Received on 2020-03-09 06:16:16