Re: Mass GCC 4.6 bug filling (Re: Bug#624997: writerperfect: FTBFS: Style.hxx:36:45: error: 'NULL' was not declared in this scope)
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:32, Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> However, given my experience of repetitive patching cycles with earlier GCC
> updates, it would be pointless to spend a lot of energy updating our packages
> now if it is only to realise in few weeks that the next GCC update would
> require yet another header.
> So can we have some perspectives and gross time frame, sent on
> email@example.com, that we could also use as a reference when we will
> forward the issue to our upstreams ? For the packages I maintain, I would
> prefer to see – and help – these bugs fixed by new upstream release rather than
> by patch.
Who do you expect to send such communication? the gcc maintainer? good
luck with that.
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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