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Re: gcc default for amd64 (Re: Bug#250174: gcc-3.3: Miscompilation of Objective-C code on amd64.)

Kurt Roeckx <Q@ping.be> writes:

> 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???
> Basicly because gcc-3.4 isn't in unstable yet.  If it was in
> unstable we would be using it.
> Last time (about 2 weeks ago) you said it shouldn't be a problem
> to only have gcc-3.4 in unstable for amd64, but it seems not
> everybody agrees wants to do that.
> Kurt

Can we build gcc-3.4 with a libgcc1 that uses a different soname or a
gcc-3.4 that uses the old libgcc1 from 3.3?

The problem is that once gcc-3.4 gets pulled into the build chroot the
libgcc1 never gets removed again. Without that problem we could have
gcc-3.3 and gcc-3.4 installed in parallel and just patch the few
failures to use gcc-3.4 instead.

Has anyone tried to compile the gcc-3.3 failures with gcc-snapshot?
Maybe thats the way to avoid the gcc ICE.


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