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Re: Is the gcc-3_3-branch creation still on target?

On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 08:45:15AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 08:23:11AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > I am just curious. Isn't the only difference between 3.1 and 3.2 is the
> > C++ ABI change? How come 3.1.1 is more stable than 3.2.1?
> 3.2[.0] was supose to have just the C++ ABI change (as shown in
> gcc/cp/ChangeLog), but it had a bit more in the base compiler.  Since
> 3.2[.0]'s release, a lot of changes have gone into gcc-3_2-branch.  Some
> things that did not compile with 3.2.1, now compile due to fixes in the
> gcc-3_2-branch.  But now other things that did compile cause ICE's.  It
> has been a never ending chase since 2.95.3 to find a truly usable GCC.

I don't expect it will end any time soon after a new releae of gcc. I
am talking months if not years.

> cvs diff -u0 -r gcc_3_2_release -r gcc-3_2-branch, gcc/ChangeLog 508
> lines of diff, and cp/ChangeLog has 63 lines of diff.  Bugs have been
> added since 3.2.0.  FreeBSD is using a GCC 3.2.1 20020916 snapshot, and

I assume you have filed bug reports marked them as regression.


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