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Re: dejagnu version update?


On Tue, 2015-09-15 at 10:39 -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2015, at 3:37 PM, Jeff Law <law@redhat.com> wrote:
> >> Maybe GCC-6 can bump the required
> >> dejagnu version to allow for getting rid of all these superfluous
> >> load_gcc_lib? *blink* :)
> > I'd support that as a direction.
> > 
> > Certainly dropping the 2001 version from our website in favor of 1.5
> (which is what I'm using anyway) would be a step forward.
> 
> So, even ubuntu LTS is 1.5 now.  No harm in upgrading the website to
> 1.5.  I donât know of any reason to not update and just require 1.5 at
> this point.  Iâm not a fan of feature chasing dejagnu, but an update
> every 2-4 years isnât unreasonable.

FWIW, I believe RHEL 6 is at dejagnu-1.4.4   I don't know whether or not
that's an issue here.

> So, letâs do it this wayâ  Any serious and compelling reason to not
> update to 1.5?  If none, letâs update to 1.5 in another week or two,
> if no serious and compelling reasons not to.
> 
> My general plan is, slow cycle updates on dejagnu, maybe every 2
> years.  LTS style releases should have the version in it before the
> requirement is updated.  I take this approach as I think this should
> be the maximal change rate of things like make, gcc, g++, ld, if
> possible.



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