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Re: STOP! Re: Warning: glibc 2.3.1 entering testing soon

On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 05:21:59PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> You'll make m68k unusable with this migration at this time. binutils
> is broken, gcc-3.2 doesn't build and the outdated version for m68k
> generates wrong code for at least bash and coreutils above -O0. Go
> ahead and remove m68k from the architectures which will be releasable
> for sarge.

> - The binutils testsuite currently fails 46 out of 99 tests. One
>   grave bug report is outstanding. I'm currently down to 10 failures,
>   but there should be 0.
> - gcc-3.2 doesn't bootstrap since December. In unstable, bootstrapping
>   in woody does work.

binutils and gcc-3.2 aren't going in yet.

> - bash and coreutils are miscompiled at -O1 and above. These are known
>   failures. How many are unknown?

coreutils isn't going in yet, bash is.

> I don't know, which versions of the above packages will be moved to
> testing. So my arguments may be invalid against the migration of m68k
> packages to testing (but I didn't read about m68k exceptions in your
> announcement).


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