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Re: [PATCH] strbuf: use designated initializers in STRBUF_INIT




On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 5:05 PM, brian m. carlson
<sandals@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 09:57:40PM +0200, Johannes Sixt wrote:
>> It's a pity, though, that you do not suggest something even more useful,
>> such as C++14.
>
> I have tried compiling Git with a C++ compiler, so that I could test
> whether that was a viable alternative for MSVC in case its C++ mode
> supported features its C mode did not.  Let's just say that the
> compilation aborted very quickly and I gave up after a few minutes.

... because we use reserved C++ keywords such as 'new' as variable names?