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Re: Regressions in 3.2

--On Tuesday, May 14, 2002 05:45:16 PM -0700 "David S. Miller" 
<> wrote:

>    From: Mark Mitchell <>
>    Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 10:18:12 -0700
>    Let's make this clear: although the mainline is an appropriate place
> for    new, sometimes destabilizing work, it's not a place for
> regressions.  If    you've made a mess, it's your obligation to go clean
> up your mess as    quickly as possible.
> %99 of these problems existed long before DFA or any of the other
> bigger changes have gone in.

That may well be; I don't mean to cast aspersions on any particular
patch or patches.  It's a general comment.

> I'm suspecting it is a bunch of "stuff that went into 3.1, but not
> into the mainline where we should fix it 'properly'" and the
> 'properly' bit has slipped through the cracks.

Could well be...

> Mark, it may be instructive for Jason or yourself to diff the branch
> c++ frontend with the mainline and look for anything that sticks out
> like a sore thumb.  Just a suggestion..

Indeed.  After 3.1 is out, I'll start on this kind of thing.


Mark Mitchell      
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