RFC: JEP JDK-8208089: Implement C++14 Language Features

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Fri Nov 16 02:31:45 UTC 2018


> On Oct 3, 2018, at 3:13 PM, Kim Barrett <kim.barrett at oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> I've submitted a JEP for
> 
> (1) enabling the use of C++14 Language Features when building the JDK,
> 
> (2) define a process for deciding and documenting which new features
> can be used or are forbidden in HotSpot code,
> 
> (3) provide an initial list of permitted and forbidden new features.
> 
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8208089

While there has been some discussion of this JEP here, so far only Mikael has officially
reviewed or endorsed it.

Regarding the timing of this JEP, integration in time for JDK 12 seems unlikely.



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