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Re: [RFC] Our release cycles are getting longer


On 1/25/07, Steven Bosscher <stevenb.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
On 1/25/07, H. J. Lu <hjl@lucon.org> wrote:
> > >Gcc 4.2 has a serious FP performace issue:
> > >
> > >http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2007-01/msg00408.html
> > >
> > >on both ia32 and x86-64. If there will be a 4.2.0 release, I hope it
> > >will be addressed.
> >
> > As always, the best way to ensure that it is addressed if it is
> > important to you is to address it yourself, or pay someone to do so :-)
>
> The fix is in mainline. The question is if it should be backported to
> 4.2.

ISTR Dan already made it clear more than once that the answer to that
question is a loud NO.

I thought it was more like "if you really want it I can do it". And I think without it 4.2 sucks.

Richard.


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