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From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Fwd: PPC profile update proposal
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 00:18:35
Message-Id: 36847CCE-B361-11D8-90EC-0003938E7E46@gentoo.org
Comments welcome

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> From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o> > Date: Tue 1 Jun 2004 02:13:37 CEST > To: ppc@g.o > Cc: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o> > Subject: PPC profile update proposal > > Hi, > > 2004.0 && 2004.1 > ------------------------ > > - currently have glibc-2.3.2-r9 and gcc-3.2.3 > - I'd like to make gcc-3.3.3_pre2004048-r1 and > glibc-2.3.3_pre20040420-r1 stable (I did tons of tests) > - Using this toolchain, a kde/gnome livecd cd is build and updated GRP > G3 G4 and G5 package-cds are released. (incl a mini and regular > install livecd) > > 2004.2 > --------- > > - scheduled to have gcc-3.4, glibc-20040529, binutils-.15-3-r3 or > newer if stable. > - gcc-3.3.3_pre20040408-r1 and glibc-2.3.3_pre20040420-r1 if gcc-3.4 > does not stabilize > - Using this toolchain, a kde/gnome cd is build and GRP G3, G4 and G5 > package-cds are released. (incl a mini and regular install livecd) > > The criteria I'd like to use for determining whether gcc-3.4 is > useable for release are: > > - The complete GRP set of packages is buildable against 3.4 (we are > currently close, but not 100% there) > - There are no big problems regarding java. > > I'm personally in favor of adding NPTL to the default USE flags, and > masking kernel-headers-2.6.5 stable on ppc. It is possible to leave > nptl support optional. Extensive testing revealed no problems at all. > Yellowdog has had nptl enabled for a while. > Mac-fdisk was recently fixed for 2.6 headers by the LFS guy who helps > out on ppc64 (still needs a bit runtime testing, but everything seems > to work fine). > > Remaining packages that require looking into are: sysklogd and vim > (feel free to test). > > If you have comments, feel free to shoot. I'd like to commit the > profile changes preferably this week, if nobody raises the red flag. > > Best regards, > > Pieter Van den Abeele >