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Re: GCC 3.x?

On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 05:18:10AM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 09:55:29AM +0100, Harald Dunkel wrote:
> > What are your plans regarding a migration to gcc-3.x?
> As far as I know, the plan is to start compiling i386 packages with it
> after woody. It's not too difficult for C, but using g++-3.0 for all our
> C++ packages involves an ABI change and so may be a complicated
> transition.

... not to mention that GCC 3.1, which will be out about the same time
as woody, is both:
  - another ABI change, while they bugfix the documented 3.0 ABI
  - astoundingly better

I suspect we will skip 3.0 entirely.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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