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What does OS deprecation mean?

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Support for several operating systems is deprecated in  Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2019 Update 2. When support for an OS goes away, what does the lack of support mean?

For example, if my application is compiled using Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2019 Update 2 on a supported OS, will the application run when installed on a Windows 7 system? Will there be potential issue with the Fortran runtime libraries on the Windows 7 system?

Or does the lack of support mean that I may not be able to build/compile my application using Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2019 Update 2 in a development environment that is on a deprecated OS?

 

 

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Deprecation here is about installation of the product only. Your applications can run as far back as XP. Installation of redistributables should not be an issue.

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This may mean you might not be able to install, or after installation, run, or after installation have integration into an older version of Microsoft Visual Studio..

I suspect that you will (I too will) continue to use Windows 7, and earlier versions of MS VS (17.nn). However, should problem develop that is related to the O/S or MS VS, then do not expect support.

My Windows 7 x64 Pro has been the most stable computer I've owned in the last 42 years. I do not relish migrating to a newer version of Windows that may force me into a subscription form of licensing. This will undoubtedly result in the O/S and tools continuously updating...
When I think of a system automatically fixing something, I think back of how this often results in something similar to when I had my dog fixed... i.e. things stop working.

Jim Dempsey

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Deprecation here is about installation of the product only. Your applications can run as far back as XP. Installation of redistributables should not be an issue.

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