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Re: dejagnu version update?
- From: David Malcolm <dmalcolm at redhat dot com>
- To: Mike Stump <mikestump at comcast dot net>
- Cc: Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, Bernhard Reutner-Fischer <rep dot dot dot nop at gmail dot com>, gcc-patches List <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:21:39 -0400
- Subject: Re: dejagnu version update?
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On Tue, 2015-09-15 at 10:39 -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2015, at 3:37 PM, Jeff Law <email@example.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