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From Joris Van Remoortere <joris.van.remoort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Change minimum supported version for GCC to 4.8.1
Date Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:19:48 GMT
+1 (binding)

I would like to propose that we bump our minimum supported version for gcc
> from 4.8.0 to 4.8.1. The main motivation behind this is that there are at
> least 2 outstanding reviews on RB that want to use ref-qualifiers <
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2439.htm>
> introduced in GCC 4.8.1. The reviews in question are r41870 <
> https://reviews.apache.org/r/41870> and r41593 <
> https://reviews.apache.org/r/41593/diff/2?file=1173648#file1173648line58>.
>
> Also, our Getting Started document <
> http://mesos.apache.org/gettingstarted/> for Mesos already lists the
> minimum gcc version as > 4.8. Looking at the release timeline <
> https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.8/> for GCC, it seems that 4.8.0/4.8.1 were
> released within a week of each other.
>
> Does anyone have a strong opinion against this change ?
>
> -anand
>

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