Can TagLib2.0 require C++11 or Boost?

Kyle gonemad at
Sun Nov 17 23:32:21 UTC 2013

While i havent tried it,  it also might be a pain in the ass to get boost
to build with the android ndk
On Nov 17, 2013 6:28 PM, "Kyle" <gonemad at> wrote:

> Please do not require boost.  Im fine with c++11 but boost would most
> likely increase the binary size by a lot which is something that mobile
> devs like myself cannot afford
> On Nov 17, 2013 6:20 PM, "Tsuda Kageyu" <tsuda.kageyu at> wrote:
>> Hi guys.
>> I'm thinking about making changes that requires at least one of C++11 or
>> Boost Smart Pointers to TagLib 2.0.
>> Currently, TagLib2 has self-implemented smart pointers when neither
>> std::shared_ptr nor boost::shared_ptr is available. I will remove it to
>> make TagLib more robust (and hopefully more efficient) by leaving all
>> the atomic operations for reference counting to the standard library or
>> Boost, but it also means to abandon some old compilers that Boost
>> doesn't support.
>> So I'd like to ask you what kind of compilers are you using to build
>> TagLib. Is somebody using the compilers which are not supported by
>> Boost?
>> This change only affects the users who builds TagLib themselves. It
>> doesn't affect the people who uses TagLib as a package.
>> Kageyu.
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