Usage of C++ features

Igor Veresov igor.veresov at
Thu Feb 6 12:28:19 PST 2014

Definitely there are talks about this.
More templates, exceptions, and if we’re lucky with our own set of compilers - STL.


On Feb 6, 2014, at 2:33 AM, Lindenmaier, Goetz <goetz.lindenmaier at> wrote:

> Hi,
> wrt. our (SAPs) various ports which are running on old machines, built
> with old compilers for compatibility, I would like to find out about
> the OpenJDK policy regarding 'real' C++ features.
> Recently, we found increasing usage of C++ features.
> -          'throw()'  in nmethod operator new
> -          usage of namespace std::
> -          template template parameters in binaryTreeDictionary.hpp|cpp
> We would like to know whether you are planning to increase the
> usage of C++ or even use C++11 features.  Or, whether you are planning
> to keep the policy to avoid C++ features that caused problems to
> compilers in the past.
> Best regards,
>  Goetz.

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