C++ plans? (Re: r23706 - gnucash/trunk/src/register/ledger-core - Bug 721791)

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Wed Jan 22 22:58:05 EST 2014

On Jan 22, 2014, at 6:30 PM, Mike Alexander <mta at umich.edu> wrote:

> --On January 21, 2014 2:57:13 PM -0800 John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
>> * Get the current code to compile as C++. Necessary so that we can
>> mix C++ and C in the same modules.
> While this is a good idea, it may not be necessary.  I helped convert another program of similar size as Gnucash to C++ a while ago and we mixed code compiled by C and C++ compilers (both gcc and Windows MSVC) without problem.  That was a few years ago and things may have changed, but it worked well then.

It may indeed Just Work. One can always hope.

John Ralls

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