[squid-dev] g++ 4.8.x and std::regex problems

Christos Tsantilas christos at chtsanti.net
Fri Nov 25 14:23:45 UTC 2016

On 11/25/2016 03:39 PM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> If you want to look at legality;
> Part of the LTS contract is that software feature changes are *not*
> done. The clients have chosen to make that a requirement. The OS
> distributors have chosen to meet it. Nothing to do with what Squid
> Project does in our latest shiny version.
> It is actually a bit unreasonable to ask us not to add new features to
> the upstream code to prevent breakage in something that was designed
> specifically NOT to run those new software versions.
> So, if anything it is more likely to be "illegal" to run Squid-5 on
> those OS.

OK, but LTS releases may used by developers to develop squid (this is 
not illegal!).

> That type of service which IMO can and should be paid for. Even with
> open source the "free" only stretches so far. Customers have money,
> payment is what makes them "customers".

Yes, but we are (you, measurement factory, etc) the supporters of these 
customers, there is not any reason to make our lives harder.

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