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Re: [Patch, fortran] Runtime memory leak checking.


On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 10:09:03AM -0800, Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 12:59:13PM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 06:35:58PM +0100, Paul Richard Thomas wrote:
> > > 
> > > OK to go on ice ready for 4.5?  (Is there any appetite to add it to 4.4?)
> > > 
> > > Paul
> > > 
> > Paul,
> >     Wouldn't this feature be a useful tool in debugging some of the 
> > existing PRs for gcc 4.4?
> 
> Yes, of course.  But, GCC is in late stage 3.  This patch
> does not fix a regression, bug, or documentation.  So, this
> is not appropriate for 4.4 under GCC rules.  
> 
> Paul, I'll review the patch later today.
> 
> -- 
> Steve

Steve,
   I only mentioned it because I thought I still saw gdb related patches
going into gcc recently. As long as this is an optional feature which 
doesn't change the default behavior of the compiler, it would seem to
be in the same category as gdb related patches.
             Jack


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