On 14 February 2018 at 10:29, Roland Knall <rkn...@gmail.com> wrote:

> The question from me would be, would this also mean dropping support for
> older Windows versions?
>
> It will definitely cut off WinXP, but could also cut off a Win7-32bit
> version? Not sure if such a version exists, but those are also applicable
> to their Windows Server counter-part.
>
> I am all for dropping support on older versions, but some users might
> never be able to switch, as they are fixed to their Windows version. (ISS
> for a more fun and exotic example, ;-) )
>
> Just something to discuss I guess.
>
>
>
The last version to officially support XP was 1.10.  The last version to
support Server 2003 was 1.12.  The last version to officially support vista
was 2.2.  The last 32 bit OSX version was 2.0.

See the lifecycle page for more info:
https://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/LifeCycle.


>
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:24 AM, Graham Bloice <graham.bloice@
> trihedral.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 14 February 2018 at 06:24, Anders Broman <a.broma...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Den 14 feb. 2018 6:58 fm skrev "Pascal Quantin" <
>>> pascal.quan...@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Le 14 févr. 2018 02:24, "Gerald Combs" <ger...@wireshark.org> a écrit :
>>>
>>> On 2/13/18 8:26 AM, Anders Broman wrote:
>>> >
>>> > For what it's worth I have been building and distributing for VS 2017
>>> for almost a year on Win7
>>> > Cygwin and python set up as per developers guide from way back.
>>> > I have the following batch script I run in my cmd window
>>> > **********************************************************************
>>> > ** Visual Studio 2017 Developer Command Prompt v15.5.6
>>> > ** Copyright (c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation
>>> > **********************************************************************
>>> > [vcvarsall.bat] Environment initialized for: 'x64'
>>> >
>>> > set CYGWIN=nodosfilewarning
>>> > set WIRESHARK_BASE_DIR=C:\Development
>>> > set QT5_BASE_DIR=C:\Qt\5.9.4\msvc2017_64
>>> > set WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM=win64
>>> > set PATH=path=%PATH%;C:\cygwin64\bin;C:\Program
>>> Files\CMake\bin;C:\Python27
>>> >
>>> > Then
>>> > cmake -DENABLE_CHM_GUIDES=on -G "Visual Studio 15 Win64" ..\wireshark
>>> > and
>>> > msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo Wireshark.sln 2>&1 >
>>> log.txt
>>>
>>> Is there any reason we shouldn't switch to VS 2017 before the 2.6
>>> release?
>>> It's installed on the main and PD Windows builders.
>>>
>>>
>>> The availability of a 32bits Qt package for MSVC2017? I would find it a
>>> bit weird to use MSVC2015 for the x86 binary and MSVC2017 for the x64 one.
>>>
>>>
>>> Do we still need to build for 32 bits?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Personally I'd be happy to drop the 32 bit version, what the rest of the
>> world would make of it, I'm not so sure.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Graham Bloice
>>
>
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:27 AM, Pascal Quantin <pascal.quan...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> 2018-02-14 11:24 GMT+01:00 Graham Bloice <graham.blo...@trihedral.com>:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 14 February 2018 at 06:24, Anders Broman <a.broma...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Den 14 feb. 2018 6:58 fm skrev "Pascal Quantin" <
>>>> pascal.quan...@gmail.com>:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Le 14 févr. 2018 02:24, "Gerald Combs" <ger...@wireshark.org> a écrit :
>>>>
>>>> On 2/13/18 8:26 AM, Anders Broman wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > For what it's worth I have been building and distributing for VS 2017
>>>> for almost a year on Win7
>>>> > Cygwin and python set up as per developers guide from way back.
>>>> > I have the following batch script I run in my cmd window
>>>> > ************************************************************
>>>> **********
>>>> > ** Visual Studio 2017 Developer Command Prompt v15.5.6
>>>> > ** Copyright (c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation
>>>> > ************************************************************
>>>> **********
>>>> > [vcvarsall.bat] Environment initialized for: 'x64'
>>>> >
>>>> > set CYGWIN=nodosfilewarning
>>>> > set WIRESHARK_BASE_DIR=C:\Development
>>>> > set QT5_BASE_DIR=C:\Qt\5.9.4\msvc2017_64
>>>> > set WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM=win64
>>>> > set PATH=path=%PATH%;C:\cygwin64\bin;C:\Program
>>>> Files\CMake\bin;C:\Python27
>>>> >
>>>> > Then
>>>> > cmake -DENABLE_CHM_GUIDES=on -G "Visual Studio 15 Win64" ..\wireshark
>>>> > and
>>>> > msbuild /m /p:Configuration=RelWithDebInfo Wireshark.sln 2>&1 >
>>>> log.txt
>>>>
>>>> Is there any reason we shouldn't switch to VS 2017 before the 2.6
>>>> release?
>>>> It's installed on the main and PD Windows builders.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The availability of a 32bits Qt package for MSVC2017? I would find it a
>>>> bit weird to use MSVC2015 for the x86 binary and MSVC2017 for the x64 one.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Do we still need to build for 32 bits?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Personally I'd be happy to drop the 32 bit version, what the rest of the
>>> world would make of it, I'm not so sure.
>>>
>>
>> I guess a good indicator would be how often the x86 variant is
>> downloaded. Gerald, do you have this number?
>>
>>
>>
-- 
Graham Bloice
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