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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-06-04 02:01:20

Gavin Lambert wrote:
> I have no strong opinion on a specific version, but I do agree that in general
> Boost shouldn't assume that people will (or can) install a version newer than
> whatever is already available in their distro.
> So pick an expected minimum distro set (likely, what people are most likely to
> be running a year from now, or other timeframe that seems
> reasonable) and try to avoid requiring CMake higher than whatever is the
> minimum common version of that set.

In numeric terms, this translates to 3.10 (bionic), I believe, whose EOL is 2023.
I think we can safely discount 2.8 distros and Stretch (EOL, LTS expires in Jan

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