CentOS Death in 2021

Sean Cole (Pi) sean at pidigital.co.uk
Mon Dec 14 18:17:50 EST 2020

Hi Mark,

Are you able to say what particular bits were broken so I know what to be
on the lookout for and assess if these might affect our project?


Sean Cole
*Pi Digital *

On Mon, 14 Dec 2020 at 01:15, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 12/13/20 4:20 PM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote:
> > Thanks all. These insights are useful. Hery’s explanation of their
> choice to move to Debian provides a good argument. I had just tried Ubuntu
> 20.04 in a parallels virtual machine and my server app worked ok. I will
> try a Debian build too. I wonder why LC don’t state support for later
> Ubuntu, Fedora or Debian builds?
> Because the team builds the engine on an Ubuntu 16 machine and so
> doesn't want to say they support anything later.
> The build process is broken on later versions. I submitted a PR to fix
> this (it works here) but apparently it doesn't fix things the "right"
> way, so...
> And note that we are coming up on the end of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS support on
> 30 April 2021.
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at gmail.com
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