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Commit ea5d611d authored by Martin Flöser's avatar Martin Flöser

Require C++14

KWin already used C++14 constructs in a conditional way. This doesn't
make much sense today, it's better to just require C++14.

For KWin only gcc and clang are currently compilers of relevance. Gcc
supports C++14 since version 5 and defaults to C++14 since 6.1 [1].
Clang supports C++14 since version 3.4 [2].

An overview of compiler support in various distributions:
* Debian stable (stretch): gcc 6.3, clang 3.8
* Debian oldstable (jessie): 4.9, clang 3.5
* Ubuntu 17.04: gcc 6.1, clang 3.8
* Ubuntu 16.04: gcc 5.3, clang 3.8
* openSUSE Tumbleweed: gcc 7.1, clang 4.0
* openSUSE Leap 42.3: gcc ?, clang ? [3]
* FreeBSD: clang >= 34 in ports
* Slackware 14.2: gcc 5.3

This overview shows that every distro out there has at least one
supported compiler which can still compile KWin with this change.

[3] Sorry I fail to understand openSUSE's package repository.
    It seems that there is gcc 7 available, but gcc package is 4.8

Test Plan: Compiles on my neon system

Reviewers: #plasma

Subscribers: plasma-devel, kwin, #kwin

Tags: #kwin

Differential Revision:
parent 8e2805ce
......@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ include(ECMOptionalAddSubdirectory)
find_package(Qt5Multimedia QUIET)
......@@ -69,17 +69,7 @@ typedef struct xcb_glx_buffer_swap_complete_event_t {
#include <tuple>
#if __cplusplus <= 201103L
namespace std {
// C++-14
template<class T, class... Args>
unique_ptr<T> make_unique(Args&&... args) {
return unique_ptr<T>(new T(std::forward<Args>(args)...));
#include <memory>
namespace KWin
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