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Re: Criteria for GCC 4.0


Scott Robert Ladd <coyote@coyotegulch.com> writes:

> Joe Buck wrote:
>> We've been talking about the new parser a lot for at least a year before
>> 3.4.0 went out, and it was at the top of the "changes" document long
>> before there was a release.
>
> Unfortunately, all that talk takes place here, in this mailing list.

Well, that's the main GCC development forum after all.  Similar to what
linux-kernel is for Linux.

>> Nevertheless, GCC gets far less attention than the Linux kernel gets, so
>> I'm not surprised that people were surprised.
>
> That's because Linux has kerneltrap.org and a thousand other sites that
> pay attention to it. There isn't an equivalent of kerneltrap or Linux
> Newbies or distrowatch for GCC.

A compiler isn't much of a mainstream thing, much less than Linux is now,
anyway.

Andreas.

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