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Re: gcc-4.1-20080303 is now available

On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Joe Buck wrote:

> 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.

I support the final-release-then-close approach.  But can we get a
volunteer to convert that branch to GPLv3... ?

Kaveh R. Ghazi

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