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From: David Nielsen <Lovechild@...>
Subject: Re: [WIP] gcc 3.3
Date: 16 May 2003 17:38:40 +0200
Just FYI, a few brave souls like myself have already been running GCC
3.3 of CVS for a period of time, and have found quite a few solutions to
common problems with GCC 3.3 and various packages.

There's a thread in Other things Gentoo on the forums that you might
want to read, I forgot the complete link and I lack a browser right now
so go search :)

On Fri, 2003-05-16 at 16:20, Spider wrote:
> begin  quote
> On 16 May 2003 13:00:53 +0100
> Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@...> wrote:
> > 
> > There is an ebuild for it on bugzilla and one here and some on forums
> > too.  Have you used any of these as a definitive base or is this a new
> > creation?
> 
> Neither, I wanted a go at it again (I haven't been messing with gcc
> since 3.1 days)  so I started from last known working 3.2.3 and went on.
>  
> > Also, is there any sign of this being entered into hardmasked or
> > testig state on portage?
> 
> I'm not the maintainer of gcc, so I shall leave that up to Azarah to
> decide, let him distill the different builds along with his own
> experience to see what goes.   
> 
> > 
> > I'd be quite keen on testing it out since I have had my fair share of
> > pentium4 problems and am desperately hoping an upgrade of gcc will
> > sort them out.
> 
> It may, so far it appears some old c++ code will barf though. not sure
> about glibc and kernel issues either. 
> 
> > 
> > Pardon my ignorance but have all these patches been commented out to
> > prevent resultant problems or because they are no longer necessary?
> 
> Thats up to the maintainer, since I havent taken the time to go through
> the patches each in turn and verify wether it is needed anymore I just
> commented it out to see what happened.  I suspect a lot of them are no
> longer necessary, and those that are will have to be re-diffed in a new
> manner, not really an easy task.
> 
> I suspect the real build won't enter portage until propolice is up in
> speed though.
> 
> //Spider
> 


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