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Re: GCC 4.8.0 Status Report (2012-10-29), Stage 1 to end soon


From: Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou@adacore.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:25:15 +0100

>> I'd like to get the Sparc cbcond stuff in (3 revisions posted) which
>> is waiting for Eric B. to do some Solaris specific work.
>> 
>> I'd also like to enable LRA for at least 32-bit sparc, even if I can't
>> find the time to work on auditing 64-bit completely.
> 
> End of stage #1 isn't a hard limit for architecture-specific patches, so we 
> need not make a decision about LRA immediately.  I don't think we want to half 
> enable it though, so it's all or nothing.

Upon further consideration, agreed.  I'll only turn this on if I can
get the whole backend working.

FWIW, I think we should consider delaying stage1 for another reason.
A large number of North American developers are about to be hit by a
major natural disaster, and may be without power for weeks.


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