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Re: GCC 3.1 version string


> 
> Unlike e.g. gcc 2.95, gcc 3.1 (and the various 3.0 releases) return a
> version string of just 
> 
> 	gcc version 3.1
> 
> instead of the previous
> 
> 	gcc version 2.95 19990728 (release)
> 
> Is this really intentional or some fallout from the
> maintainer_scripts/gcc_release script?

It's the standard way that GNU tool versions come out.  It was 2.95 that
was the oddball (an artifact coming from egcs); older gcc releases didn't
have a date.




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