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Re: your gcc 3.1 release date is a joke

"Klaus Berger" <> writes:

> hello,
> please allow me to write exactly this lines to you. i know you are
> all doing a nice job on gcc 3.1 but i feel fooled by your gcc maintainer
> a lot of date shifts 14th april to 1st may then it was said to be
> released in the next days, last weekend mark mitchell said that he is
> doing the packages after weekend and now we have wednesday. either you
> are fooling us or you are doing this to get time to fix other shit.
> either you fucking hell release that damn gcc 3.1 that i am waiting
> for - for over a month now that i really like to have or if the work
> is to hard for you (like life of a maintainer beeing hard) then hand
> over the work to someone else who is capable to NOT pissoff their
> people.

If you would have followed the mails a bit better, you would be aware
of the reasons why it took longer to release GCC 3.1: We fixed a
number of serious regression and it's more important to fix bugs
instead of beeing on time.  I fully support Mark Mitchell in these
decisions and like to say that he has not pissed of the people working
on GCC (at least not me ;-).

Btw. I do think that neither your tone nor your attitude are
appropriate - and your previous contribution in GCC does not allow you
to make such demands.  If you're so eager to work with GCC 3.1, you
could have used a prerelease and helped with testing and fixing the

 Andreas Jaeger
  SuSE Labs

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