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From Ji Yan <yanji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Do we want to drop platform support of RedHat 5 and SuSE 10
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2012 01:23:28 GMT
My point is, if we do not want to drop any old OS,  then build should be
compiled in an older OS.

2012/6/18 Ma Yong Lin <mayongl@apache.org>

> No need to drop any platform as long as there are contributors can provide
> enough support for it.
>
> Every individual can have his or her own prefer.
>
> Sent from iPad
>
> 在 2012-6-18,下午8:42,Ji Yan <yanji.yj@gmail.com> 写道:
>
> > So if there is any possibility to drag build machine OS back to an older
> > version, e.g. RHEL 5 or SLED 10? So that we could make AOO runs on RHEL 5
> > or SLED 10
> >
> > 2012/6/18 Herbert Duerr <hdu@apache.org>
> >
> >> On 18.06.2012 10:37, Ji Yan wrote:
> >>
> >>> According to build guide[1], gcc 4.2.3 is the current reference
> compiler
> >>> which means Linux build should be compiled against RedHat Enterprise
> >>> Linux(RHEL) 6 or SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop(SLED) 11. So I'm
> wondering
> >>> if we should drop OS support for RHEL5 and SLED 10?
> >>>
> >>> The fact is that AOO 3.4 release build is unable to be launched in
> neither
> >>> RHEL5 nor SLED 10. Should we update system requirement and installation
> >>> guide?
> >>>
> >>
> >> In my opinion we should try to run on  on RHEL5 or SLED10 unless there
> are
> >> new technical requirements which make running it not feasible anymore.
> >> AFAIK if we build the binaries on a suitable older platform (e.g. RHEL5
> or
> >> Centos5 instead of e.g. Ubuntu 12.04) then the binaries should work
> almost
> >> anywhere as nowadays backward compatibility of Linux binaries is a
> widely
> >> shared goal.
> >>
> >> Herbert
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji
>



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Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji

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