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Re: GCC version bikeshedding


On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:57 PM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> NightStrike writes:
>
>> On Jul 26, 2014 9:26 AM, "Andreas Schwab" wrote:
>>>
>>> pinskia writes:
>>>
>>> >> On Jul 23, 2014, at 9:51 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Ian Lance Taylor writes:
>>> >>
>>> >>> At the same time, we face the fact that going from 4.9 to 4.10 will
>>> >>> break some people's existing scripts, as is also true of any other
>>> >>> decision we can make.
>>> >>
>>> >> Looking forward to gcc 10.0. :-)
>>> >
>>> > So are following what sun did?
>>>
>>> What does this have to do with sun?
>>>
>>
>> It's what sun did for Java and I think Solaris
>
> Did what?


Cut the major version number. Solaris 2.9 was marketed as Solaris 9.
Likewise for Solaris 2.10 and 2.11. They simply dropped the 2 from the
version number

Ciao!
Steven


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