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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost is supposed to serve *the entire C++ community; it isn't Boost's goal to serve Boost's community*
From: alainm (alain.miniussi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-23 04:11:23

On 22/05/2016 17:05, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Karen Shaeffer wrote:
>> Just to put this into perspective:
>> Ubuntu 16.4 is an LTS release that uses g++-5.3.x.
> If you're in a position in which you can afford to always install the
> latest LTS, you wouldn't need an LTS.


 From an HPC perspective: most facilities seems to run CentOS 6.x with
gcc 4.4.
The ones moving to CentOS 7.x will get gcc 4.8.
Even if those platforms ends up using some version of Intel Compiler, it
will rely on the installed gcc library/headers.


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