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Re: Missed gcc 3.2/3.3 patch?


On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 10:42, Joe Buck wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 10:26:59AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 10:11:57AM -0700, Joe Buck wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 09:34:50AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > > > Jakub submitted a patch for 3.2/3.3/trunk:
> > > > 
> > > > http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2003-04/msg00392.html
> > > > 
> > > > For some reason, it is not in 3.2/3.3. Without it, glibc won't work
> > > > correctly on ia64. Can it be checked into 3.2/3.3?
> > > 
> > > 3.2 is gone and done.  For 3.3.2 it's up to Mark.  But this seems very odd -
> > > people have been shipping distros with 3.2.x on ia64.  What have
> > > they been doing about this problem?
> > 
> > Red Hat uses gcc-3_2-rhl8-branch, which has the patch. The same goes
> > for gcc-3_3-rhl-branch. See:
> > 
> > http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-hacker/2003-10/msg00011.html
> > 
> > Any reason not to fix gcc 3.3?
> 
> That's not how it goes.  As advocate to get a patch in at the last minute,
> it's up to you to explain why it is so vital that the 3.3.2 release, which
> Mark might have been planning to ship TODAY, must be delayed; it is not up
> to others to give a reason why not.

I have decided not to apply this patch; it's too late at this point.

Please try to get the patch approved and applied on the mainline so that
it will be in GCC 3.4.

-- 
Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com>
CodeSourcery, LLC


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