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Re: My patch for GCC 5 directory names


On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 6:42 AM, Richard Biener <rguenther@suse.de> wrote:
>
> I promised to send out my pat^Whack.  Before building I introduce
> gcc/FULL-VER as copy of gcc/BASE-VER and adjust gcc/BASE-VER to
> just the major number.  Then I only need the following small
> patch (where I don't speak enough tcl for fixing libjava.exp "properly").
>
> Without the FULL-VER trick the patch would be much larger (BASE-VER
> is referenced a lot).  For a "real" patch (including configury) we
> probably want to generate a BASE-VER in the toplevel (or have
> a @BASE-VER@ substitute).
>

What is wrong to print "prerelease" with "gcc -v" on GCC 5 branch? If
it isn't a prerelease, what is it? And let's call it what it is.

-- 
H.J.


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