Re: [PATCH 3/4] http: drop support for curl < 7.19.4
- Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 10:34:09 -0700
- From: Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] http: drop support for curl < 7.19.4
On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 5:02 AM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Since v2.12.0, Git does not compile with versions of curl
> older than 7.19.4. That version of curl is about 8 years
> old. This means it may still be used in some distributions
> with long-running support periods. But the fact that we
> haven't received a single bug report about the compile-time
> breakage implies that nobody cares about building recent
> releases on such platforms.
I would not state it as bland, see how
came here to the mailing list.
> As discussed in the previous two commits, this cleans up the
> code and gives a more realistic signal to users about which
> versions of Git are actually tested (in particular, this
> moves us past the potential use-after-free issues with curl
> older than 7.17.0).
This is a good reason for this patch, though, so maybe just elide
the "nobody cares" part?
Thanks for these cleanups!