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Re: Minimum Boost version
The listing I used when looking at whether our supported OS's had Boost
1.59 were the dates given here:
http://kicad-pcb.org/help/system-requirements/#_gnulinux. On that page, it
says that our support for 16.04 ended in April.
On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 8:03 PM Diego Herranz <diegoherranz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I wasn't getting any nightly package update lately and checking  I've
> just noticed this boost bump has left Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) out.
> Ubuntu 16.04 will be supported until April 2021 .
> Was this overlooked when checking distros? Or was it a deliberate
> decision? Is there anything that can be done?
> I've been planning to move to a newer Ubuntu LTS release for some time but
> didn't really have the need while it is supported (everything stable and
> working very well).
> I guess there may be more people in a situation similar to mine.
>  https://launchpad.net/~js-reynaud/+archive/ubuntu/kicad-dev-nightly
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_version_history#Table_of_versions
> On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 at 19:59, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 10/2/2019 8:34 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>> > On 9/27/19 12:20 AM, Carsten Schoenert wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> Am 26.09.19 um 22:26 schrieb Ian McInerney:
>> >>> Ping. Is there any opposition to bumping the minimum Boost version to
>> >>> 1.59?
>> >> I still see no technical need to increase the minimal version for
>> > The boost version used in Debian old stable is 1.62. I think 1.59 is a
>> > pretty safe bet at this point for the development version. For the 5.1
>> > branch, we should keep the current version unless we are planning to
>> > back port any of the testing features which were the primary reason for
>> > the version bump request. I will make the change as soon as I get a
>> > chance, we can always revert it if it causes too much grief.
>> > Cheers,
>> > Wayne
>> I bumped the Boost version to 1.59. If this causes any major headaches,
>> I can always revert it. Before we go using any new Boost stuff, please
>> let the dust settle on the version bump change so we don't have to back
>> out a bunch of changes.
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