Subject: Re: gcc4.0
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
From: Richard Earnshaw <Richard.Earnshaw@buzzard.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 11/02/2005 19:20:38
On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 18:11:37 +1100, "firstname.lastname@example.org" wrote:
> > Do we have a plan to test gcc4 across the platforms, to see what breaks
> > in userspace and the kernel?
> > Do we skip 3.4?
> We should skip 3.4, because it's being dropped as far as support goes
> with the GCC folks. No development or anything is going on there, all
> work is being poured into 4.x.
No. Support for 3.3 has ceased, but 3.4 is still being supported.
My personal feeling is that we should wait for 4.1 before switching, but
that's mainly down to my paranoia about .0 releases.