Re: [code] [textadept] Upcoming Changes in 10.0 and hg

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <paaguti.att.gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:01:33 +0100

Hi Mitchell

trying to test the latest and best on Linux ;-) So I

make -C src clean-deps
git pull -u
make -C src deps

and the lexers directory has disappeared...

BR, /PA

On 13 March 2018 at 04:16, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> With great effort I've managed to update my cross-compiler toolchains to
> what I think is full C++11 support. This means Textadept will now be able
> to properly track Scintilla's LongTerm3 (3.x) branch. (Scintilla is the
> editing component Textadept uses.)
>
> With full C++11 support comes C++11's built-in regex support. This means
> Textadept will no longer depend on the TRE regex library (and its quirks).
> Also, with Scintillua (Lua LPeg lexers for Scintilla) and Scinterm
> (terminal interface for Scintilla) being integrated into Scintilla's
> LongTerm3 branch, Textadept's dependencies are simplified.
>
> This sounds great in principle, but there is a trade-off: Textadept now
> requires GCC version 4.9 or later (circa early 2014) in order to compile.
> So-as not to require a C++11-complaint standard library to be present on
> Linux systems running Textadept (which is not the case on older hardware),
> release builds will bundle a C++11-compliant standard library. (This is
> already the case on Windows and Mac OSX builds.) This bundling on Linux
> will slightly increase binary sizes, unfortunately. (Although if you
> manually compile Textadept yourself, Textadept will use your system's
> libstdc++ at no cost.)
>
> All of this is in hg[1] and is in tonight's nightly build. Right now,
> Textadept is tracking Scintilla 3.7.6, so some backports from 4.x are not
> present. I will address this in the coming weeks.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
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