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PATCH for Re: GCC Mainline is in Stage 3


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On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> We already have one exception that is pretty clearly carved out: adding
> an entirely new port.  I think that changes to a specific back-end are
> also more acceptable than (for example) changes to an optimizer.  When
> the change is localized to a specific back end, it's pretty clear that
> no other ports can be affected, and the back end maintainer can
> understand the "whole picture" pretty well.  

How about the patch below to document this?

Gerald

Index: develop.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/develop.html,v
retrieving revision 1.39
diff -u -2 -p -r1.39 develop.html
--- develop.html	17 Oct 2003 15:54:52 -0000	1.39
+++ develop.html	24 Nov 2003 17:05:42 -0000
@@ -122,6 +122,7 @@ back-end.</p>
 
 <p>During this period, the only (non-documentation) changes that may be
-made are changes that fix bugs.  New functionality may not be introduced
-during this period.</p>
+made are changes that fix bugs or new ports which do not require changes
+to other parts of the compiler.
+New functionality may not be introduced during this period
 
 <p><strong>Rationale</strong></p>


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