[vtkusers] [vtk-developers] Removing support for VS 8 and GCC < 4.1
sean at rogue-research.com
Wed Jun 10 11:01:02 EDT 2015
On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:30:43 -0400, Bill Lorensen said:
>There may be customers that have products relying on older compilers.
>Switching compilers is not always an easy process since they must port
>their own code to the new compilers.
>I think we should be conservative and only remove compilers when they
>get in the way of progress of the vtk code base.
I fully agree. It's just a question of degree. What's 'conservative'? With my patch VTK's minimums will be:
- GCC 4.1 - released in 2006
- VS 9 - released in late 2007
To me, that's conservative. Do you agree?
Sean McBride, B. Eng sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research www.rogue-research.com
Mac Software Developer Montréal, Québec, Canada
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