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In article <>, Vincent  
<> wrote:
>> Because it still means we have to fight all the breakage it creates for
>> very small gains. It is a question of maintainance.
>Granted for maintenance. But NetBSD cannot stall forever on a 
>increasingly obsolete GCC version. gcc 4.1, for example, has no specific 
>(integer and schedule) support for Core 2 architectures, if I am not 
>mistaken, this has been introduced in gcc 4.3. Now, there are the new 
>Penryn processor out there, with sse4, supported only in gcc 4.3. Etc.

It is too late now for 5.0 to introduce a new compiler. When the 5.0 branch
is done, we are going to consider updating to a later gcc version.


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