[Proposed binutils PATCH] Re: Diagnosing an intricate C++ problem

Marc Espie espie@quatramaran.ens.fr
Sun Sep 3 12:10:00 GMT 2000


In article < 20000903111111.A8315@lucon.org > you write:
>On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 05:31:09PM +0100, Philip Blundell wrote:
>> >>FWIW, as far as I know, binutils 2.10 is too old and so many bugs
>> >>have been fixed since then.

>> >Here's hoping that binutils next release won't have to wait for another
>> >three years...

>> My plan is to make 2.10.1 in a few weeks, and 2.11 at the end of the year.

>> If H.J can be more specific about which bugs he is having trouble
>with, we can 
>> consider including the fixes in 2.10.1.


>All ELF and Linux related bug fixes are important to Linux. On the
>other hand, it takes me much less time to fix the current CVS than
>backport all those patches to 2.10.  Please don't do it for Linux. We
>have to use the one based on the current sourceware.

Please do it for other platforms. Not every system has an over-eager
H.J.Lu churning bug-fixed after bug-fixed release of binutils...


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