Subject: Re: gcc3 deletion
To: Adam <email@example.com>
From: Rui Paulo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/07/2006 03:16:27
On Nov 3, 2006, at 10:10 AM, Adam wrote:
>> hi folks.
>> unless anyone can provide a really good reason, i plan to remove the
>> gcc3 sources from netbsd in one weeks time (nov10, 2006.)
>> i will make a final tag in src/gnu/dist/gcc before i do this. the
>> only remaining platform that still uses gcc3 currently is ns32k and
>> that platform will (need to) grow a pkgsrc/cross/ns32-netbsd to
>> continue to be easily buildable.
>> i will post when this is done, and what the pre-delete tag is.
> By the way, is there a reason we don't have f77 anymore? :)
The reason I'm aware of (and agree) is that we don't have fortran
applications in base, thus we don't really need it.
Of course it would be great if we could have f77/f95 packages for
more ports, but that's another story.