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Re: [build, doc] Obsolete Solaris 8 support


"Joseph S. Myers" <joseph@codesourcery.com> writes:

> On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Rainer Orth wrote:
>
>> Therefore I'll soon commit this patch to obsolete Solaris 8 support in
>> 4.7.  It will be removed in 4.8 then.
>
> When obsoleting targets or other features, please update the release notes 
> (gcc-4.7/changes.html).

Like this?  Or should I link to the UI threads removal patch, too?

	Rainer


2011-03-21  Rainer Orth  <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>

	* htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html (Caveats): Document Solaris 8
	obsoletion, Solaris threads removal.

Index: htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1
diff -u -p -r1.1 changes.html
--- htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html	14 Mar 2011 13:52:00 -0000	1.1
+++ htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html	21 Mar 2011 16:45:37 -0000
@@ -14,8 +14,27 @@
 <h2>Caveats</h2>
 
   <ul>
-    <li>...</li>
- </ul>
+    <li><p>Support for a number of older systems and recently
+    unmaintained or untested target ports of GCC has been declared
+    obsolete in GCC 4.7.  Unless there is activity to revive them, the
+    next release of GCC will have their sources permanently
+    <strong>removed</strong>.</p>
+
+    <p id="obsoleted">The following ports for individual systems on
+    particular architectures have been obsoleted:</p>
+
+    <ul>
+	  <li>Solaris 8 (*-*-solaris2.8).  Details can be found in the
+	  <a href="http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2011-03/msg01263.html";>
+	      announcement</a>.</li>
+    </ul>
+
+    </li>
+
+    <li>Support has been removed for Unix International threads on Solaris
+    2, so the <code>--enable-threads=solaris</code> configure option and
+    the <code>-threads</code> compiler option don't work any longer.</li>
+  </ul>
 
 <h2>General Optimizer Improvements</h2>
 


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Rainer Orth, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University


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