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Re: Getting rid of portable branch (Was: [PATCH 3/6] Fall back on utimes if futimes is not available)
- From: Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Wed, 06 May 2015 07:22:40 -0400
- Subject: Re: Getting rid of portable branch (Was: [PATCH 3/6] Fall back on utimes if futimes is not available)
> I would like to get rid of the portable branch. [...]
What is the argument against getting rid of the portable branch by
merging it into master?
> Nobody really should be using it unless they are using glibc <= 2.5,
> kernel <= 2.6.18 or gcc < 4.4. Hopefully by now those are really
> ancient memory. [...]
(e.g. RHEL5 is supported till 2020.)