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Re: GCC 4.5 Status Report (2009-09-19)
Richard Guenther wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009, Dave Korn wrote:
>> BTW, why don't we call this more-flexible-stage-3 "stage 2" any more? It
>> sounds a lot like the way that's still described on develop.html.
> Because "New functionality may not be introduced during this period." is
> still true for this stage 3 and "support for a new language construct
> might be added in a front-end" is also not wanted.
Ah, thanks. I missed the discussion when stage 2 fell out of use, it would
be nice if someone who was there at the time added a note to develop.html - is
it an ad-hoc thing that we've just done for a couple of releases because it
made sense at the time or was there an SC decision to permanently modify the