Re: GCC-4.5 as the default for (at least some) architectures
On Wed, 2011-03-02 at 02:34 +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> I'll make gcc-4.5 the default for (at least some) architectures within the next
> two weeks before more transitions start. GCC-4.5 is already used as the default
> compiler for almost any other distribution, so there shouldn't be many surprises
> on at least the common architectures. About 50% of the build failures exposed
> by GCC-4.5 are fixed . I didn't see issues on amd64 and i386, armel
> (although optimized for a different processor) and powerpc (some object files
> linked into shared libs had to be built as pic).
It looks like kfreebsd-* also made the switch and there's been a request
to switch for mips and mipsel.
Looking through the bug list for src:gcc-4.5, none of the open issues
seem to be specific to the remaining release architectures which haven't
switched yet - i.e. ia64, s390 and sparc. Are you aware of any issues
which would preclude switching the default on those architectures? Has
there been any discussion with the port maintainers regarding switching?