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December 5th, 2008, 05:35 PM
I recently shifted to ubuntu. And I suddenly found g++ doesnt have <?= operator anymore. It was a very favorite operator of mine. x <?= y means for x = ( y < x ) ? y : x; And i started to miss >? and <? operator too!

It must sound childish but I am feeling sad for them.
Is there any way to get them in the g++ of my ubuntu?

December 5th, 2008, 07:18 PM
Write a macro... Anyway, such an operator seems a bit unreadable to me.

December 5th, 2008, 08:30 PM
Those operators have been deprecated since 4.0 and have now apparently been completely removed. You'll have to use an older version of g++ if you really want to keep using them, but I'd recommend just getting used to using the functions instead.


The G++ minimum and maximum operators (`<?' and `>?') and their compound forms (`<?=') and `>?=') have been deprecated and are now removed from G++. Code using these operators should be modified to use std::min and std::max instead.