Supported Platforms and Build Requirements¶
dds aims to be as cross-platform as possible. It currently build and
executes on Windows, macOS, Linux, and FreeBSD. Support for
additional platforms is possible but will require modifications to
bootstrap.py that will allow it to be built on such platforms.
dds has a simple set of requirements:
Python 3.6 or newer to run the bootstrap/CI scripts.
A C++ compiler that has rudimentary support for several C++20 features, including Concepts. Newer releases of Visual C++ that ship with VS 2019 will be sufficient on Windows, as will GCC 9 with
-fconceptson other platforms.
On Windows, you will need to execute the build from within a Visual C++ enabled environment. This may involve launching the build from a Visual Studio Command Prompt.
At the time of writing, C++20 Concepts has not yet been released in Clang, but should be available in LLVM/Clang 11 and newer.