Where to find oldest Linux (BSD?) distribs that LO wants to support? (=> ODBC simplification?)

Ilmari Lauhakangas ilmari.lauhakangas at libreoffice.org
Thu May 14 12:16:31 UTC 2020

julien2412 kirjoitti 14.5.2020 klo 14.53:
> Hello,
> I've heard about CentOS but don't know if LO must be compatible with CentOS
> 6 (released in 2011) or another version.
> More generally, where can I find this kind of information?
> The point here would be to simplify odbc management.
> Indeed, today we try to load libodbc.so.2, then  libodbc.so.1, then
> libodbc.so (see
> https://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=3f5584526fd4e8290dac033e1cf3d64acd25d893)
> Then instead of using plain ODBC functions, we use calls to
> "osl_getFunctionSymbol" + indirections to call ODBC functions (eg:
> "N3SQLFetchScroll" instead of "SQLFetchScroll"), etc.
> See
> https://opengrok.libreoffice.org/xref/core/connectivity/source/drivers/odbc/OFunctions.cxx?r=11785217



Runtime: RHEL 7 or CentOS 7
Build: either GCC 7.0.0; or Clang 5.0.2 with libstdc++ 7.3.0

Currently our Linux build baseline is most behind regarding shiny C++ 
features, so I would expect it to be the next one to be raised.


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