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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-09 05:45:28

On Monday 09 January 2006 12:59, Martin Wille wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > 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 distros?
> Even conservative distributions like Debian use gcc 3 now.

We don't know which ports of gcc are there in the wild.

> If a Linux (or any other OS) distribution still uses gcc 2 then it is
> unlikely the distribution wants to support modern versions of Boost,
> anyway (if it supports Boost at all).

It's still better to notify users, IMO. If nobody cares, then no discussion is
needed at all.

- Volodya

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