[lsb-discuss] ISO standards for LSB standards after 3.1?
john.dallman at siemens.com
Fri Sep 27 16:14:32 UTC 2013
Mats Wichmann wrote:
> 3.1 is indeed rather long in the tooth, the portion (Core) which became
> the ISO standard dates back to Oct. 2005. It would be hard to do 5.0
> with 5.0 not yet released, there had been some talk of refreshing with
> 4.1, but as hinted there's not anything specific happening at the
> moment, and maybe 5.0 would make some sense.
I'm still on LSB 3.1, because it has everything I need at the present, and
there's lots of work to do on other platforms.
But when RHEL7 and SLES12 appear, I will need an LSB standard to handle
C++11, and 5.0 is the earliest possibility. Since that marks a major
change, refreshing the ISO standard when 5.0 is done fits my needs much
better than updating ISO for LSB 4.1 and then waiting until, say, LSB 6.0.
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