Target OS list? (Was: RE: The libevent issue (Was: Re: checking in))
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Wed Nov 25 23:16:10 UTC 2015
dtpoirot at gmail.com said:
> Is there a candidate list of OSes to be targeted?
For Linux, OS isn't good enough. You also have to specify the distro. I
think I've seen something similar for one of the *BSDs, but I forget the
For all OSes/distros, you also need to specify the version. Most
OSes/distros support 2 versions, or 2.5 depending on how you count. There is
normally something like:
The current released version
The previous released version
The in-progress next version.
There is often a bit of overlap for a short while after a new version is
released. For example, on Fedora 3 versions are normally supported for a
month or so before support for the now old-old version gets dropped.
> You can put just about anything on a VM these days! ;-)
I'm not familiar with running VMs. Is xen on Linux/Fedora reasonably easy to
setup and learn? (and reasonably solit) Can I boot from any handy CD? Or
do things work a lot better if the guest kernal knows it will be running on
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