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Re: Minimum Boost version
The windows build box for the stable and nightly builds use boost 1.68.
On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 at 21:18, Blair Bonnett <blair.bonnett@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 at 21:04, Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Going up to 1.67 won't be possible, since 18.04 is estimated to be supported by KiCad until 2023 (http://kicad-pcb.org/help/system-requirements/).
> Ah, good point. I was only considering the official repos (KiCad 4) rather than PPAs/people compiling their own.
> > If anything, it might make sense to go to 1.59 now, and re-evaluate it farther in the v6 development (such as when the Python minimum version is also re-evaluated).
> Based on that table, I'd say 1.62 is the first step -- that supports Debian Stretch (oldstable, supported until 2020 sometime). IMHO it makes sense to update as far as possible soon in the development cycle to allow more time to make use of new features / remove conditionally compiled code etc.
> - Blair
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