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Re: GCC 3.0 status?

Previously Alan Shutko wrote:
> That means that stable will probably be stuck with an old and
> not-very-compliant C++ compiler for a long time.  Are we sure we want
> to live with that?

Unless we want to delay releasing woody to 2008, yes. Switching to g++-3
is a *major* effort.

> Telling people who want a compliant C++ compiler that they have to use
> unstable, or install g++-3.0 and recompile all their C++ libraries, or
> switch to another distribution doesn't sound good to me.  

They can compile and run their code on woody just fine, the only problem
is they can't link it with other C++ libraries we are shipping.


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