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Re: gcc4?

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 10:56:44 +0200
Mail-followup-to: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 10:50:29AM +0200, Eirik Nygaard wrote:
> We can have gcc 4 in the tree without supporting it as a stable piece of code
> yet. As I said above, the only way to get it to a point where it is stable is to
> test it. And our way of having several versions of gcc is great for this kind of
> testing. You can even just do a buildworld with gcc 4 and just put it into a
> chroot.

The question was why use gcc 3.4 and not gcc 4.0, those are the reasons.
I don't have a problem with handing the tool chain over to someone else,
but I'd prefer it would be a full handover. I need at least a day to get
most things in place, can't do that before May.


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