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

Am 11.07.2017 um 02:05 schrieb brian m. carlson:
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.

It's 3 cleanup patches and one hacky patch with this size:

 80 files changed, 899 insertions(+), 807 deletions(-)

to compile with C++. It passed the test suite last time I tried. Getting rid of the remaining 1000+ -fpermissive warnings is a different matter, though.

I can revive the patches if there is interest.

-- Hannes