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On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:14:59PM +0200, 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.
My selfish reason for wanting a more modern gcc is the support for
coldfire 54xx and 54xxx CPUs. They've given a whack normalizing
the other m68k-ish support too (this appeared in the 4.3.0 release)
as part of the revamp for the coldfire:
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