[geos-devel] RFC6 - Drop GEOS C++ API at GEOS 3.8

Sandro Santilli strk at kbt.io
Sun Oct 1 23:13:29 PDT 2017

On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 08:02:37PM -0700, Kurt Schwehr wrote:
> -1 (non-PSC).  Please do not drop the C++ the C++ API.  Some folks (e.g. me
> at Google) statically link GEOS and ABI compatibility is not an issue.

Is your @Google project on the GEOS Applications page ?
If not, could you add it ?

> Every build is a complete system.  Working with C APIs is far harder.  We
> end up having to wrap a C++ API back over C APIs.

I've been thinking for some time that we could do actually do this in
GEOS directly: a thin C++ wrapper around the C APIs. Sounds like a fun
crazy thing to do...


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