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Re: Minimum Boost version
I see. Are those dates when the respective OS support finishes or when we
stop supporting them?
I was under the impression it is the former (although it is not fully
clear) in which case that date is wrong.
On Mon, 21 Oct 2019 at 20:16, Ian McInerney <Ian.S.McInerney@xxxxxxxx>
> 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> wrote:
>> 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
>> On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 at 19:59, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> 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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