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Re: 3.0.1 as a critical bug fix release including a new platform?
- To: David Edelsohn <dje at watson dot ibm dot com>
- Subject: Re: 3.0.1 as a critical bug fix release including a new platform?
- From: Andrew Cagney <cagney at mac dot com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 19:42:20 -0400
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- References: <200108301620.MAA25760@makai.watson.ibm.com>
>>>>>> Andrew Cagney writes:
> Andrew> Tweeks to get GCC to build on NetBSD/PowerPC were rejected from 3.0.1
> Andrew> because they were not a ``critical bug-fix''. Is this consistent?
> Acceptance depends on when the "tweaks" were submitted/reviewed
> and what files they affect. The S/390 port was a new drop-in patch which
> barely touched the rest of the distribution and was discussed near the
> *beginning* of the gcc-3.0.1 cycle.
> As the release date nears, the Release Manager is more
> conservative about which patches are accepted. If you want a patch in
> gcc-3.0.2, you need to submit it and get it reviewed *NOW*, not during the
> last ciritical month and weeks.
The finally committed patch was submitted around 2001-07-12 so I guess,
it would have been a close thing.