Subject: Re: Move to GCC 4.0?
To: Vincent <email@example.com>
From: Tonnerre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/12/2005 10:15:52
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On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 10:12:10AM +0200, Vincent wrote:
> Is there any plan to skip the GCC 3.4 step and directly move towards GCC=
> 4.0, at least on i386 plateforms?
Considering the lack of stability that we saw in the early (=3D=3D pre-3.2)
3.0 stages, where many compilers weren't even able to produce any bootable
kernel code, and looking at the way gcc 4.0 goes right now to have just the
same problems, I hope this isn't going to happen.
gcc 3.4 is stable and produces code that is at least executable. I'd wait
for gcc4 to stabilize before switching to it, or we end up in a Gentoo
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