[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: ruby1.8 (and 1.9) use gcc-4.1 on m68k. why?

On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 10:33:35AM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems that ruby1.8 and ruby1.9 use gcc-4.1 on m68k (and the default
> gcc version on all other arches). Does someone remember the reason for
> that? It seems that this was changed in gcc-4.0 times, where a problem
> with gcc-4.0 required 4.1 to be used on m68k.

Yes 4.0 was pretty horrible on m68k. 4.1 improved things a great deal.

> If nobody objects, I'll make m68k use the default gcc version in the
> next upload of ruby1.8 and ruby1.9.

Please do.



Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: