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Re: GCC 4.3 release schedule


> Mark Mitchell wrote:
>> As I said in
>> my status report, our practice has been to cut the release branch when
>> we reach 100 regressions, and release 2-4 months after that point,
>> depending on quality on the branch.  To be honest, I'd rather wait
>> longer to make the branch -- but there tends to be intense pressure in
>> the developer community to make a branch so we can get on to the next
>> round of major features.
>

   Is "correctness" a feature ?

   I would like to see a nice clean GCC 4.2.x before GCC 4.3.zero even gets
thought of.  Why would one simply branch towards the next release when
the previous one still needs some work?  To appease sales people and
developers making noises for features?

> I don't want to start a flame-fest, but perhaps we could reconsider the
> release-branching criteria.

  I will read intently.

Dennis Clarke


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