On 2/8/2018 6:25 PM, Marcus wrote: > Am 08.02.2018 um 21:14 schrieb Peter Kovacs: >> According to ReactOS team MSVC 2010 still supports WinXP target. >> I say we should keep the WinXP support up as long as the ReactOS team >> does not support WinNT5 binaries. > > OK, when we can combine 1) a compatible and still supported MSVC and 2) > it's still possible to use OpenOffice with WinXP, then sure let's do it. > >> It is a good and sound strategy, we would promote another OpenSource >> Project. >> >> I think build additional legacy WinXP binary will not hurt us, and it > > Ahm, I hope this is a typo. I don't want to have separate binaries just > for WinXP and all newer Windows versions. ;-)
If we are to upgrade to Java 9 for windows by default wouldn't we have to make separate builds for all 32 bit versions of Windows as Oracle did not release a 32 bit version of Java 9? > >> might be not so much more work. We could explain this if we are >> releasing 4.2.0 before ReactOS has made the transition. >> That would fit to our strategy in Total. We also do support AmigaOS >> and OS/2 warp inofficially. Maybe it would bring us sympathy from another > > Inofficially means concrete: We can bring in fixes into SVN, so that > others are able to build on other platforms like OS/2. But that is all > as building and distribution is happening outside of the ASF. > >> Community if we promote their target. >> Do you agree on the strategy or do you think it would cost us to much >> workload? > > Like I wrote above, let's do it if we can have it for a cheap "price". > >> I have found 2 more Windows action Items I forgot about: >> >> a) MSI installer > > We have already a MSI installation. What exactly do you have in mind? > >> b) signed install binary. >> >> Do you think these Items should be trackked too? >> If so where should they be on our list? > > Even when signing is complicated as at the moment we need to start at > zero (analysis and development) it's the top priority as it would show a > much better integration into modern Windows releases. > > My 2 ct. > > Marcus > > > >> On 08.02.2018 07:35, Mechtilde wrote: >>> Hello, >>> >>> I would guess it. >>> >>> If someone still have a Win-XP system can test if it also works on Win >>> XP. But Win XP is end of live for a long time. >>> >>> User can use 4.1.5 as long as they use Win XP. >>> >>> Kind regards >>> >>> >>> Am 08.02.2018 um 00:58 schrieb Pedro Lino: >>>> >>>>> Thats the points I am aware of. Are there more Windows specific >>>>> points? >>>> Does upgrade from MSVC2008 mean dropping support for Win XP? The >>>> recently released LO 6.0 32bit requires at least Windows 7...
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