From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-09 04:24:51
On Monday 09 January 2006 12:00, Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > I'm gettng pestered by the automatic regression test failure notification
> > system about Boost.Filesystem with GCC 2.95.3.
> > Does anyone still care?
> > I could just mark all the failures as expected, but if no one cares
> > anymore then we ought to stop testing 2.95.3, free up the testing
> > resources and stop pestering Boost developers about 2.95.3 failures.
> > --Beman
> I support this. Pre 3.0.0 release is a cause for huge number of
> workarounds. Specifically related to classic IO and weak templates support.
> Lets get rid of these.
Not that I care about 2.95 either, but I think the reasoning in this thread is
a bit faulty. Developers just say "it's too old and non-conforming". But who
knows what's used in practice, especially outside of bleeding-edge Linux
Maybe, the procedure for retiring compilers should including posting a message
with prominent subject to boost-users and waiting for a couple of weeks for