Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Nov 2012 15:56 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Can you believe they've come this far by now? Once known as OpenBeOS, Haiku today announced the release of the fourth alpha for Haiku R1. It seems like only yesterday when BeOS died and OpenBeOS rose form its ashes, generating a new hope among the legions of avid BeOS fans. Now, almost twelve years later, we've hit the fourth alpha.
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RE[2]: Comment by cipri
by cipri on Tue 13th Nov 2012 23:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by cipri"
cipri
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First they have to make gcc 4.7 available in the system as default compiler.

Qt5 is more C++11 friendly.


the default one (that you can set with setgcc gcc4) is 4.6.3 right now, if i remember correctly. Upgrading to 4.7 is not a big deal. The haiku devs dont like to upgrade the compile short time before the release, but I'm quite sure, it wont take much time, and gcc will be updated in the nightlies to 4.7.x
That's what i like at haiku, that fact, that they have a quite up-to-date compiler. You can even use clang if you like.

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