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Re: GCC build failed with your patch on 2001-01-09T11:35:00Z.
- To: David Edelsohn <dje at watson dot ibm dot com>
- Subject: Re: GCC build failed with your patch on 2001-01-09T11:35:00Z.
- From: Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>
- Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 12:00:06 -0800
- Cc: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>, Geoff Keating <geoffk at redhat dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, gcc-regression at gcc dot gnu dot org, grahams at redhat dot com, jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk, mhayes at redhat dot com, neil at daikokuya dot demon dot co dot uk, osk at hem dot passagen dot se, Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>
- References: <email@example.com> <200101091925.OAA28598@mal-ach.watson.ibm.com>
On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 02:25:37PM -0500, David Edelsohn wrote:
> It was very poor judgment to install this destabilizing change at
> this time, especially without more extensive testing.
I think this is a bit harsh.
Only rs6000, mips and hppa vary MAX_LONG_TYPE_SIZE like this, and
only rs6000 breaks when you build with a 64-bit H_W_I. What you
are implying is that *every* patch must be tested on rs6000 before
it is installed, as opposed to fixing problems with the patch when