This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the GCC project.
Re: What is a regression?
On 10/22/07, Jason Merrill <email@example.com> wrote:
> David Miller wrote:
> > But wouldn't you agree that it's not all that great to ship a new
> > feature in GCC that users have already found ways to ICE?
> Oh, absolutely, it's just not a regression.
Except it is still ICEing. There was a discussion before (I cannot
find it right now) that made the following considered a regression:
anything to ICE (even after an error, though not a blocking one)
works to wrong code
rejects invalid to accepts valid
accepts invalid to rejects valid
And there was a previous discussion about setting the priority too
(the release manager is the only one who should be setting it too).