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Re: fixincludes for glibc 'inline' non-C99 conformance
On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 04:08:18AM +0000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> I also strongly deprecate the lack of cooperation seen lately between GCC
> and GLIBC on both sides, both patches going in to GCC causing GLIBC
> breakage known in advance without a plan for fixing it and GLIBC
> developers failing to review for months patches needed for GCC. I think
> the GNU project needs to consider how to move to cooperation so that
> developers of both these components of the GNU system bear in mind and act
> in accordance with responsibilities to the other component.
To agree with Joseph, less politely:
I am pretty seriously annoyed that it is considered acceptable to
commit patches to the GNU Compiler that break the GNU C Library, and
then push blame around. I otherwise agree with Mike Stump's recent
posting on getting the world fixed, but I don't think it's valid to
disclaim responsibility for the rest of the GNU project. Much of the
point of the GNU project is that it cooperates with itself.
For full disclosure, I will note that this didn't break Geoff's daily
builds, but did break mine; but since I admit I don't have the time to
fix it, I'm just going to stop using HEAD until something slightly more
like a consensus emerges.