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Re: GCC 4.1.0 Released


On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 02:24:58PM -0800, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> Joe Buck wrote:
> 
> > What is the basis for the report that older tars don't work?
> 
> This posting:
> 
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2006-02/msg01861.html
> 
> It may certainly be the case that some patched version of tar on RHEL
> works fine (one would indeed hope and expect that distributors are
> adding value in precisely such ways!) but it's better to be safe than
> sorry, and I didn't have the resources to verify exactly which versions
> might or might not work.

I just repeated the test with the FSF 1.13 release.  Again, no complaints
and diff -r matches what 1.15.1 gives.

I suppose I could repeat the test with the gcc 4.1 RC1 tarball, where
David E. saw a problem.




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