Re: gcc default for amd64 (Re: Bug#250174: gcc-3.3: Miscompilation of Objective-C code on amd64.)
On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 11:12:42PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Hi amd64 people, why don't you use gcc-3.4 as the default compiler for
> this platform???
We discussed this already earlier on this list, see the thread starting
In a few words, we are still waiting for gcc-3.4 to go into sid. At present
state it is in experimental.
Maybe you, in your role as one of the gcc-maintainers, know when this will
I think too we should use gcc-3.4 at all, since it has a lot of x86_64
improvements. IMHO this is somewhat comparable to Linux 2.4 vs 2.6 -
only the latter is worked on regading x86_64, while the former is
somewhat useable but has real limitatio, while the former is somewhat
useable but has real limitations..