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Re: Objective-C bugs and GCC releases
- From: Nicola Pero <nicola at brainstorm dot co dot uk>
- To: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot COM>
- Cc: Helge Hess <helge dot hess at opengroupware dot org>, Steven Bosscher <stevenb at suse dot de>, <gnustep-dev at gnu dot org>, GNUstep Discussion List <discuss-gnustep at gnu dot org>, Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>, <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 01:14:11 +0000 (GMT)
- Subject: Re: Objective-C bugs and GCC releases
> > All the information which was passed out is "the Objective-C frontend
> > won't work in GCC 4.0" and as a happy cc1obj user without any issues so
> > far I think it is completely valid to ask for clarification even though
> > I'm not a GCC internals expert.
> No such announcement was ever made. What Mark announced was that
> Objective-C bugs would not be treated as release-critical. What this does
> is to impose a time limit on getting Objective-C bug fixes into the
Mark should have put the spotlight on asking for help in fixing the bugs.
This is a large mailing list of ObjC users and developers and he could
easily get help.
Instead he chose to put the spotlight on explaining to this same large
mailing list of ObjC zealots why he doesn't care if Objective-C works or
not when he makes a release.
Surprised that this generated a flamewar ? I'd have been surprised of the