Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
To: Sven Blumenstein <bazik@g.o>
Cc: Kumba <kumba@g.o>, Gentoo-Base-System <base-system@g.o>, gentoo-releng@l.g.o, ppc@g.o, alpha@g.o, ia64@g.o, sparc@g.o, mips@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-releng] Re: binutils-
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 12:33:08
Message-Id: 1074429382.8472.197.camel@nosferatu.lan
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 behaved Ok. -- Martin Schlemmer Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer Cape Town, South Africa


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