Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-26 14:32:55
On 08/26/18 15:46, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Tim Blechmann wrote:
>> > By then, all major toolchains have had solid c++11 support for at
>> least > 5 years ( I think, msvc was the last one with VS2015) and at
>> least > partial support for 7+ years (gcc 4.8, msvc 2013, clang 3.3).
>> compilers are one thing, compiler adoption is another ... i remember
>> that in the past "stable" linux distributions provided compilers that
>> were considered as "outdated", but that were used in production on HPC
>> but maybe this is less of an issue these days ..
> The current LTSes (Ubuntu Trusty, CentOS 7) are on g++ 4.8, which has
> reasonable (but not quite complete) C++11 support.
The current Ubuntu LTS is 18.04 (Bionic), it ships with gcc 7.3 and
clang 6.0.0. 16.04 (Xenial) and 14.04 (Trusty) are stull supported,
though - until 2021 and 2019, respectively.