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Re: [alpha, hppa] GCC-4.3 as the default compilers for lenny?

On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 4:33 PM, Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> wrote:
> For all ports besides alpha and hppa we plan to make GCC-4.3 the
>  default compilers for lenny.
>   - both alpha and hppa show regressions in the glibc testsuite when
>    built with GCC-4.3

What is the list of regressions?

>   - gcj has a lot of regressions in 4.3 on alpha (but doesn't work in
>    4.2 either).
>   - gij/gcj shows bus errors on hppa (either 4.2 or 4.3).

Has gij/gcj ever worked on hppa-linux?

>  Please could the porter teams give some advice (drop the architecture
>  for the lenny release, use another (which?) compiler version, drop
>  gcj/java support, or fix things)?

Carlos O'Donell

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