Subject: Re: [boost] Aggregate usage statistics request for Boost
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-09 15:32:01
On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 11:49 AM Dimitri John Ledkov via Boost <
> On Fri, 3 May 2019 at 10:03, Joshua Marshall <jrmarsha_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > A few of us with Boost are trying to decide support of different
> compilers. I know that Ubuntu collects some anonymized statistics which
> could help us some. Could someone please collect and forward the following
> bits of information to boost_at_[hidden] :
> > Install base size of Ubuntu 14.04 to 19.04
> > Per OS version, what versions of GCC, Clang, and Boost are installed on
> what percentage of the install base.
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> From Ubuntu development point of view, our biggest concern is that no
> stable releases of boost claim to be supported or tested with the next
> GCC compiler.
> For example, for 19.10 we will be switching to GCC-9 by default, yet
> boost 1.70.0 primary test compilers do not include GCC-9 for Linux.
> Ideally, we would like to see boost upstream include next-gcc as part
> of primary or additional test compilers for every boost release.
Setting up your own test runner and feeding that back into the Boost test
infrastructure is documented here.
We can always use more testers.
-- Marshall (who runs a set of Mac OS testers from his home office)
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