Compiler version

Rolf Eike Beer kde at
Wed Jun 27 22:39:36 BST 2012

> Hi all,
> I've tested the waters some time ago [1] what would people say if we
> started asking for more modern compilers. I've stated there I'll start
> the discussion on k-c-d once we branch out 4.9, so I'm doing as
> promised. The post was only about kactivities, but the same could be
> applied to more stuff.

That reminds me of a question I always wanted to ask: is there any reason
why we don't use '#pragma once', i.e. is there a supported compiler that
can't handle this?

> Mainly, the responses were positive (from both users and developers).

What is the current minimum requirement?

> As an additional argument for raising the bar, here are the GCC
> versions in most modern distros (collected by other people, didn't
> check):
> - Debian - 4.7 (testing)
> - openSuse 12.1 - 4.6

openSUSE 11.4 - 4.5
openSUSE 12.2 (upcoming) - 4.7


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