From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-02 15:24:01
On Saturday 02 December 2006 22:37, Tobias Schwinger wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm again lost in versions and brand names, this time with borland.
> > Our regression tests use borland-5.6.4 and borland-5.8.2. Is this right
> > that those are command line tools that are part of big box with IDE and things?
> > Is 5.6.4 part of thing called CBuilderX?
> "Borland C++ 5.6.4 for Win32 Copyright (c) 1993, 2002 Borland"
> was shipped with CBuilder6 and some versions of CBuilderX.
> "Borland C++ 5.6.5 for Win32 Copyright (c) 1993, 2004 Borland"
> was only shipped with some versions of CBuilderX, AFAIK.
> Not much (no?) difference, frontend-wise.
> > Is that product alive?
> Don't know. IIRC, the only non-quirky software on that CD was
> located in a directory called "boost", so probably not ;-).
> > What is 5.8.2? Is it "C++ Builder 2006", as described on:
> > http://www.borland.com/us/products/cbuilder/index.html
Thanks for all the explanations. Added to the docs.
> > Is it save to assume that those free 5.5.1 command line tools are hopelessy
> > out of date?
> They're still available for download ;-). 5.5. has a recognizably
> worse frontend than 5.6.*, but it's still not /that/ much of a
Well, compared to previous versions, 5.5.1 was quite a breakthough -- and the last version
of borland I really worked with.
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