[lsb-discuss] ISO standards for LSB standards after 3.1?

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Fri Sep 27 16:27:44 UTC 2013

On 09/27/2013 10:14 AM, Dallman, John wrote:
> 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.

c++11 is not in the 5.0 roadmap, fwiw.

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