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Re: History of GCC


On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:06 PM, Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 06:57:31PM +0200, Marek Polacek wrote:
>> I think you can learn a lot if you follow the Changes pages, so e.g.
>> <https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-6/changes.html>, and go back down the history until
>> you reach the ancient <https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-3.1/changes.html>.
>
> Even older releases, while they don't have changes.html, have changes/news
> etc. written in the pages referenced from
> https://gcc.gnu.org/releases.html#timeline
> Also see https://gcc.gnu.org/develop.html#timeline
> For questions like who has added feature XYZ, the best source is just the
> source repository's history or ChangeLog files.
>
>         Jakub

Jakub, Marek,

Great suggestions! In fact, I had just thought of the same thing!

Thanks for your response!
Will


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