On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 8:32 PM, David Sommerseth
<open...@sf.lists.topphemmelig.net> wrote:
> On 30/01/18 10:33, Samuli Seppänen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Il 29/01/2018 20:09, Selva Nair ha scritto:
>>> (Cross posting to users and devel)
>>> Hi,
>>> 2.4.x needs to support, Vista, isn't it?
>> Good question and we have discussed in the past. Windows Vista is no
>> longer supported by Microsoft:
>> <https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet>
>> But then again, we do provide installers which work on Windows XP, which
>> is similarly EOL. So I guess we do support Windows Vista for the time being.
> <https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/SupportedVersions#SupportedWindowsversions>
> Vista is currently in full support for 2.4.4.  WinXP is being phased out when
> 2.3 hits "Old stable support".  But we can certainly discuss the value of
> supporting Vista when Microsoft does not officially support it.  I'd be in
> favour of supporting only Win7 and newer.

+1 for dropping Vista support. Unlike XP, the releases will continue
to work on Vista until we start using some exclusively Win7+ API, but
we just stop
guaranteeing Vista compatibility beyond, say, 2.4.6.

It seems no one here has access to Vista and we'll soon start shipping
binaries untested on Vista.


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