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Tom Nies

Customer Support

Cincom would like to make our Smalltalk customers aware of the support status of our products. In general, the current release of a product is supported as per the License Agreement and Schedule of Products that you have.  If you are a supported customer, please check your monthly resolutions newsletter for updates on patches and new VMs. If you are a supported customer and aren’t receiving the newsletter, send a request to Kimberly Thomas. PLEASE NOTE: VSE (all versions), Cincom® ObjectStudio® 8.8.1, and Cincom® VisualWorks® 8.2.1 and earlier releases are now at the “Retired” Support Level

Cincom Smalltalk Release

ObjectStudio® Release VisualWorks® Release Support Level

Effective Date

2104 (Major Release) 9.1 9.1 Active 4/2021
2011 (Maintenance Release) 9.0.1 9.0.1 Sustained Active 4/2021 11/2020
2003 (Major Release) 9.0 9.0 Sustained Active 11/2020 3/2020
1904 (Maintenance Release) 8.9.2 8.3.2 Sustained Active 3/2020 4/2019
1804 (Maintenance Release) 8.9.1 8.3.1 Sustained Active 3/2020 4/2018
1709 (Major Release) 8.9 8.3 Sustained Active 3/2020 9/2017
1702 (Maintenance Release)   8.8.1 8.2.1 Retired Sustained 4/2021 9/2017
1608 (Major Release)   8.8 8.2 Retired Sustained 4/2021 9/2017
1604 (Maintenance Release) 8.7.1 8.1.1 Retired Sustained 3/2020 9/2017
1508 (Major Release) 8.7.0 8.1 Retired Sustained 3/2020 9/2017

Cincom ObjectStudio

ObjectStudio Version 9.1
Platform Version 32-bit VM 64-bit VM
Windows x86 Windows 10 Yes N/A
Windows x64 Windows Server 2016, 2019, Windows 10 Yes No

Cincom VisualWorks

VisualWorks Version 9.1
Platform Version 32-bit VM 64-bit VM
Windows x86 Windows 10 Yes N/A
Windows x64 Windows Server 2016, 2019, Windows 10 Yes Yes
Mac OS X 10.13.x – 10.15.x Yes Yes
Solaris 10, 11 Yes Yes
AIX 7.x Yes Yes
Linux x86 Linux kernel version 2.6 or later GNU glibc version 2.12 or later libx11 1.6.4, zlib 1.2.3 (RHEL 6.0 equivalent) Yes Yes
Linux ARM (Raspberry Pi) libc6 / glibc 2.19, libx11 1.6.2, zlib1g 1.2.8 Contributed (unsupported)

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