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Re: [Proposed binutils PATCH] Re: Diagnosing an intricate C++ problem
- To: "Alexander N. Kabaev" <ak03 at gte dot com>
- Subject: Re: [Proposed binutils PATCH] Re: Diagnosing an intricate C++ problem
- From: "David O'Brien" <obrien at NUXI dot com>
- Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 12:19:06 -0700
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Organization: The NUXI BSD group
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- Reply-To: obrien at NUXI dot com
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 02:10:42PM -0400, Alexander N. Kabaev wrote:
> BSDs were maintaining -stable and -current branches of their source code
> for years now, Linux kernel, KDE, gcc (to some degree)
IMO, to no degree.
The only reason some critical bug fixes got applied was because I pushed
and pushed. The GCC 2.95 branch is totally abandoned. 2.95.1 and 2.95.2
came quickly after 2.95.0. But we have not seen a release of FSF/GNU GCC
in a year, and 3.0 is another ?6-9mo? off.
Jeff Law tries to do a little bit of work on that branch, but the other
GCC committers need to help him out to make any real branch maintenance
take place. C++ in 2.95.2 is so bad that I know many C++ that have had
to move the Russian Roulette game of 2.96 to get a [sometimes] working
-- David (obrien@NUXI.com)