Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-26 18:20:14
On 08/26/18 18:26, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> > 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.
> That's what I meant by "current" - still supported. As I've said before,
> you don't use an LTS if you keep upgrading at earliest opportunity.
Well, apparently our understanding of "current" is not the same. :)
There are many reasons to upgrade to the latest LTS release when it
comes out, and many people do.
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