Feature #14371

Drop Ruby 1.8.7 support

Added by Toshi MARUYAMA about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

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Description

Ruby 1.8.7 retired on the end of June 2013.
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/06/30/we-retire-1-8-7/


Related issues

Related to Feature #14534: Upgrade to Rails 4.1 New

History

#1 Updated by Jan Niggemann (redmine.org team member) about 1 year ago

A prominent mention on the frontpage would IMHO be a good idea, too... if we had the banner plugin here on redmine.org I'd use that...
Made a sticky post: Important: Ruby 1.8.7 out of support

#2 Updated by Etienne Massip about 1 year ago

This could be tied to Rails 4 switch.

#3 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA about 1 year ago

Etienne Massip wrote:

This could be tied to Rails 4 switch.

No. Ruby team won't release security fix for Ruby 1.8.7.

#5 Updated by Simon Deziel about 1 year ago

Toshi MARUYAMA wrote:

No. Ruby team won't release security fix for Ruby 1.8.7.

Some distros are going to provide security fixes for quite some time (ex: Ubuntu will do till April 2017).

#6 Updated by Jan Niggemann (redmine.org team member) about 1 year ago

Simon Deziel wrote:

Some distros are going to provide security fixes for quite some time (ex: Ubuntu will do till April 2017).

Updated Important: Ruby 1.8.7 out of support accordingly.
Link?

#7 Updated by Etienne Massip about 1 year ago

Toshi MARUYAMA wrote:

Etienne Massip wrote:

This could be tied to Rails 4 switch.

No. Ruby team won't release security fix for Ruby 1.8.7.

I think you don't get me.

Redmine 2.x should still support 1.8.7 language and run fine on latest MRI. I've added a note in RedmineInstall to discourage its use for new setups, but people should be able to update their Redmine instance to the latest release without reinstalling the full stack.

Rails 4.0 is out and has dropped support for 1.8.7.

-> Redmine could drop 1.8.7 support when switching to Rails 4.0, whenever it will be.

#8 Updated by Simon Deziel about 1 year ago

Jan Niggemann wrote:

Simon Deziel wrote:

Some distros are going to provide security fixes for quite some time (ex: Ubuntu will do till April 2017).

Updated Important: Ruby 1.8.7 out of support accordingly.
Link?

I don't have any link for this specifically but LTS versions of Ubuntu include security fixes for 5 years for all packages part of the "main" repository (maintained by Canonical). The current LTS version was released in April 2012 and shipped with ruby 1.8.7 so this package will be maintained with security fixes till April 2017.

Note that this same LTS version also ships ruby 1.9.3 (http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/ruby1.9.1, which is truely 1.9.3 despite the name/version) and this version too is maintained for 5 years.

#9 Updated by Simon Deziel about 1 year ago

Jan Niggemann wrote:

Simon Deziel wrote:

Some distros are going to provide security fixes for quite some time (ex: Ubuntu will do till April 2017).

Updated Important: Ruby 1.8.7 out of support accordingly.
Link?

Ubuntu just issued a security fix for ruby 1.8.7 and 1.9.3: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1902-1/

#10 Updated by Jun NAITOH 9 months ago

Security Maintenance Extension of Ruby 1.8.7 and 1.9.2

Effective immediately, 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 will be supported for security patches until June 2014.

#11 Updated by Go MAEDA about 1 month ago

"Extended maintenance of Ruby versions 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 will end on July 31, 2014."
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2014/07/01/eol-for-1-8-7-and-1-9-2/

#12 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA 27 days ago

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