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Re: GCC 3.0.4, GCC 3.1, GCC 3.2


David Edelsohn writes:

> 	Because of the libgcc problem which has just come to light, I
> request that the GCC 3.0.4 release and the GCC 3.1 branch be placed on
> hold.  A patch necessary for AIX has caused a regression on HPPA.  This
> patch is in both the GCC 3.1 development trunk and the GCC 3.0 branch.
> 
> 	With the patch in question, GCC 3.0.4 has regressed for HPPA and
> without the patch, GCC 3.0.4 has regressed for AIX.  Therefore, it is
> inadvisable to proceed with a release until this is resolved.

I agree that this issue should be resolved for 3.0.4.

> 	Branching GCC 3.1 with a known, serious failure and regression on
> the trunk after having made such progress stabilizing the trunk for a
> branch is a waste of effort.

It certainly seems that if we branch before fixing it, we then have to fix
three distinct branches (3.0.4, 3.1, 3.2).


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