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Re: Should there be a GCC 4.0.1 release quickly?
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 07:31:32PM +0200, Steven Bosscher wrote:
> Yeah, but in this case the patch that introduced the bug was one of
> the last to go in before the release (it was the fix for PRs 20490
> and 20929, the patch for that went in on April 17). So it was more
> an unfortunate fix than a typical .0 bug.
Again, that's not surprising. There's always a risk that a patch can
create a new bug, and the regression test suite only proves we haven't
re-broken old bugs. Late fixes are particularly risky, because of the
limited testing they get.