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Re: GCC 4.2.0 Status Report (2007-03-04)
Andrew MacLeod wrote:
> There are a handful I've been involved with which are labeled as
> 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3 regressions which I don't see ever being fixed in 4.0
> through 4.2. There is perhaps some hope for 4.3, but 4.4 is the more
> likely case. They require new development work that I think is unlikely
> to ever be backported to these releases for just these testcases.
Thank you very much for this email. I apologize for not acknowledging
> The PRs are
> - 21596 I made a simple attempt at this one, but the simple approach
> isn't going to work.
> - 23200 fixed in 4.3 by the new version of TER. Unlikely to port the
> entire TER rewrite back to 4.2 at this stage (it could be done tho :-).
This was still marked as a bug in 4.3 in the "Summary" section of the
bug. Given that this fixed, I've removed the 4.3 marker there. In
future, when you fix a bug, please remove the release from the Summary
section, if you remember. (I forget too...)
> - 27986 This is in fact a variation of the issue in 21596, except this
> one crosses basic blocks. It will require all new work to get this case.
> - 27877 Mark Shinwell applied a patch for this to 4.3. I pinged him
> about applying it to 4.2. If I haven't heard from him by thursday, I
> will apply it friday.
I think you meant 29877? In any case, thank you!
> I would say you can mark the first 3 as 'will not fix', or whatever you
> do to indicate they aren't going to be resolved in 4.2.
I'm going to leave them open, but I've added a link to your message to
the audit trails. Optimistically, someone might miraculously fix them,
but it's very helpful to know that that's going to be unlikley.
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