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On Sun, 2004-01-18 at 14:10, Sven Blumenstein wrote:
> Kumba wrote:
> > As for sparc, we've been using the gcc33-sparc64-1.4 profile to test
> > gcc-3.3.x on sparc. Whether it is safe enough to declare stable, I'll
> > let Weeve make that call.
> I've been using the gcc33 profile since you released it.
> From my experience, gcc 3.3.x is save to use, BUT it can cause problems
> if you upgrade a gcc 3.2.x compiled system to gcc 3.3.x. I've heard that
> some bigger applications like Mozilla just refuse to start which may IMO
> be an library issue. If a user recompiles his 'world' after upgrading
> from 3.2 to 3.3 it shouldnt be a problem. But this cannot be guaranteed.
Do we have more concrete evidence then hear-say? I know initial 3.3's
and 3.3.1's was flaky, but 3.3.2's since -r2 or there abouts have really
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