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Are you using an old version?

Are you using an old version?

Are you using an old version?

If you are using an old version of Matlab, why? I'm wondering what constraints exist in the engineering workplace that might cause users to want to stick with older versions. For example: "My tool-chain has elements that require nothing newer than R2015b", or "My HiL tool needs exactly 32-bit R2010b", or "I have a huge library of compiled MEX functions than only work with R2007b".

I support some applications and extensions to Matlab and am hesitant to build my stuff on recent versions, unless there is a good reason. I only moved to R2015b as a minimum so I could use buttons on Simulink masks. R2019a has (at last!) a usable table widget for mask UIs, but that seems like a very recent release.

Just looking for some data points out there.


RE: Are you using an old version?

I'm on 32 bit 2015a because our 40 Mb toolbox works with that. It is rather annoying that we are forced to work with these old stable versions, because of course bug fixes are not applied retrospectively.


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RE: Are you using an old version?

Thanks Greg, I got a similar reply from one of our internal users here (different team, different Matlab use). They are still stuck at 32-bit 2010.


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