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Re: 3.0.1 as a critical bug fix release including a new platform?


>>>>>> 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.

	Andrew



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