GCC 11 Will Likely Support Using LLVM's libc++
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 1 April 2020 at 11:33 AM EDT. 26 Comments
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While GCC 10 isn't even out for a few more weeks, looking ahead to next year's GCC 11 release is already one interesting planned change.

GCC 11's C++ front-end (G++) will likely offer support for using LLVM's libc++ standard library. There was recently a question asked on the GCC mailing list over the ability to do -stdlib=libc++ for using LLVM's C++ standard library in conjunction with the GCC C++ compiler.

Developer Iain Sandoe commented he already has a patch for offering this interoperability and is planning to land it once stage one development opens up for GCC 11. This would be an alternative to the GNU's libstdc++ standard library and that would obviously remain the default for GCC.

Those wondering about the current capabilities of LLVM's libc++ can find it via libcxx.llvm.org.
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