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Re: Attempted Progress Report: Sarge

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 01:07:16AM -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 07:25:03PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > And these changes all qualify as being "major"?
> > 
> > I think the last *major* toolchain change was the addition of the
> > linux-kernel-headers package.  TTBOMK, everything since then has been
> > necessary tweaks.

> Any gcc update can be major since it tends to break various things. On
> Dec 29 gcc-3.3 was synced up with cvs again. Luckily I haven't seen any
> breakage caused by it.

Wouldn't it be better to give the toolchain maintainers the benefit of
the doubt that maybe they do know what they're doing, if their updates
really haven't broken anything?  After all, it /is/ possible that they
reviewed the CVS changes before syncing.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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