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From Daniel Gruno <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] End of Life of RHEL4 (CentOS4 etc.) support
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:53:01 GMT
On 02/28/2013 03:49 PM, Leif Hedstrom wrote:
> Hi all,
> with RedHat moving RHEL4 into extended support as of 2012, I think we
> should stop supporting RHEL4 (and derivatives) for ATS. Meaning, we will
> no longer try to compile / run on these platforms.
> We still will support RHEL5 and later, which implies the lowest gcc
> version we need to support is gcc v4.1.2. RHEL5 kernel is v2.6.18, which
> is the older kernel I propose we support. It's obviously OK to use new
> features in newer kernels, with appropriate #ifdef's etc., but the
> default build needs to complete and pass regression on the RHEL5 (and
> derivatives) standard platform.
> Any concerns with this?
> --- Leif
We'll need to revert igor's commit about the minimum required version of
gcc, but other than that, let rhel4 go diaf.

(on a side note, Thunderbird doesn't think rhel is a real word, but it
accepts rhel4...highly odd)

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