[ANNOUNCEMENT] test: icu-59.1-1

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sun Apr 16 20:34:00 GMT 2017


On 4/16/2017 3:06 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2017-04-16 12:20, Ken Brown wrote:
>> This is an update to the latest upstream release.  There are major
>> changes in this release that will make ICU easier to use but require
>> changes in projects using ICU.  In particular, ICU now requires C++11,
>> so packages using ICU may need to add -std=c++11 or -std=gnu++11 to
>> CXXFLAGS.  See
>>
>>   http://site.icu-project.org/download/59
>>
>> for further details.
>>
>> I'm making this a test release to give other maintainers time to
>> adapt to the changes.  If no problems are reported within a few weeks,
>> I'll promote it to current.
>
> I can see this being problematic for some packages.  We may want to wait
> for this to hit Fedora rawhide first so that patches for dependent
> packages are readily available.

OK, no problem.

Ken



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