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Re: History of GCC
- From: Will Hawkins <whh8b at virginia dot edu>
- To: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Marek Polacek <polacek at redhat dot com>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:16:03 -0400
- Subject: Re: History of GCC
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On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:06 PM, Jakub Jelinek <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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.
Great suggestions! In fact, I had just thought of the same thing!
Thanks for your response!