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Re: Aw: Rakudo for W7?
From: ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
October 23, 2022 22:13
Re: Aw: Rakudo for W7?
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2022 at 9:32 AM yary <email@example.com
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> I interpreted the previous email as, here is the last date that we
> know Windows 7 was supported. And here is an archive that goes way
> back in time. find the listing in the archive that is close to that
> date where Windows 7 support ended. That seems like a fair method.
> On Sat, Oct 22, 2022 at 8:18 PM, ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
> <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> > Gesendet: Freitag, 21. Oktober 2022 um 05:37 Uhr
> > Von: "ToddAndMargo via perl6-users" <email@example.com
> > An: "perl6-users" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Betreff: Rakudo for W7?
> > Hi All,
> > Where can I download the latest Rakudo Star
> > that supports 64 bit Windows 7?
> > Many thanks,
> > -T
> On 10/21/22 08:48, email@example.com
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi.
> > https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-of-support
> <https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-of-support> ==>
> support ended January, 14 2020
> No fear of a stupid M$ update destroying your system.
> And no need to try to find replacements for perfectly
> working mission critical software that has been
> abandoned and will not run on current versions
> of Windows.
> I do not force my customer onto the latest just because
> it is the latest. There are conditions were they need
> to be able to operate on older systems. (I will
> work on any system. I occasionally still see DOS
> As far for security goes, M$'s security updates are
> typically very late to the show and very poorly done.
> A decent anti-virus fills i for you. And there are
> those instances were these older system are not even
> on the Internet. ESET still works wonderfully on
> Windows 7.
> > https://rakudo.org/downloads/star
> <https://rakudo.org/downloads/star> offers Star Bundles back to
> Which goes back to my question. What is the last
> one they published that supports Windows 7?
> > What am I missing?
> See above
> > Regards
> > Anton
On 10/23/22 07:20, Clifton Wood wrote:
> I would try these (in this order):
> 2020.05 -
> 2020.01 -
> 2019.03 -
> I would expect one of these three to work on Windows 7, if you are
> finding the latest and greatest release is not working.
> - X
21.05 does work. I resume with my beginner's level
knowledge, there won't be any improvements in newer
versions I will miss.
I could keep trying earlier and earlier versions unti
I get the not supported message