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Re: GCC 4.3.0 Status Report (2008-03-06)
On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 06:30:46PM +0000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Mar 2008, Joe Buck wrote:
> > I suggest just letting 4.3.0 out into the world (finish the release
> > process), and mention the caveat about the cld issue in the announcement.
> > We would then have time to decide whether to do a quick 126.96.36.199, or not.
> It certainly does need finishing (e.g. the Bugzilla parts of
> releasing.html). I think we can just do an early 4.3.1 with whatever
> other fixes are ready on the branch rather than making a special 188.8.131.52;
> it's not as if 4.3.0 (or any .0 release) is going to be a widely deployed
> stable release with people wanting one fix and just that one fix.
Sounds good to me; certainly as soon as 4.3.0 gets out and gets wider
testing, people will find things. In the past we only used the 4th digit
for paper-bag issues (like failure to bootstrap on a major platform or
broken release tarballs).