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Re: gcc-4.1-20080303 is now available

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 05:58:12PM -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Gerald Pfeifer <> wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> >  > Do we still want to keep this branch alive?
> >
> >  Looking at the changes that were made in the last three months still,
> >  it seems the branch is still surprisingly alive, so it may not yet be
> >  the time to close it.  Personally I don't have a preference either way,
> >  but I'll update our main page to reflect the current status (no new
> >  releases, among others) a bit better and if the decision is to close
> >  it down volunteer to take the necessary steps.
> The alternative would to be to make a final release and close it.
> We have two options.  What do people think?

If there are nontrivial bug fixes in the SVN branch but not in the last
4.1.x release, I think it would be better to use the
final-release-then-close approach, so that there is an available tarball on that has all of the work and people don't have to use SVN
or a snapshot for anything.

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