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Re: GCC 8.2 Status Report (2018-07-19), branch frozen for release


On Wed, 25 Jul 2018, Richard Earnshaw (lists) wrote:

> On 24/07/18 17:30, Richard Biener wrote:
> > On July 24, 2018 5:50:33 PM GMT+02:00, Ramana Radhakrishnan <ramana.gcc@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:11 AM, Richard Biener <rguenther@suse.de>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Status
> >>> ======
> >>>
> >>> The GCC 8 branch is frozen for preparation of the GCC 8.2 release.
> >>> All changes to the branch now require release manager approval.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Previous Report
> >>> ===============
> >>>
> >>> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2018-07/msg00194.html
> >>
> >> Is there any chance we can get some of the spectrev1 mitigation
> >> patches reviewed and into 8.2 .
> > 
> > It's now too late for that and it has to wait for 8.2.
> 
> Why?  It was waiting on YOU for a review and was posted before you
> announced the freeze.

There's nothing like posting before freeze gives you extra time
like we do when transitioning to stage3.  You are requesting a
feature backport anyway.

Anyway, you got a review from ME that showed the series isn't ready,
esp. for going into a stable code-base last minute before a release.
But I assume "YOU" addressed all volunteer GCC reviewers.

Richard.


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