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Re: GCC version change / C++ ABI change



On Monday 11 July 2005 22.18, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> writes:
> > On Monday 04 July 2005 11.51, Horms wrote:
> >> I am not sure about 3.4's ability to compile 2.4.27, but
> >> it seems unlikely to me that all of the gcc versions you mention above
> >> will be omitted from etch.
> >
> > I'm quite confident that the release team and/or gcc maintainers will
> > agree that 'is needed to compile 2.4 kernels' is a big enough reason to
> > keep some gcc version around if Debian gets to the point to decide
> > which old gcc versions should be shipped or dropped.
>
> We even have GCC 2.7.2 in unstable (gcc272).  Does anyone actually use
> this anymore, or could it be removed for etch?

Some embedded people who still use Linux 2.0 + uclinux?

Not sure at all, but that's what we used not that long ago (around 2000;2.4 
was long out then, so 2.0 was already ancient.  Ok, it is a bit long ago, 
but still...)

greetings
-- vbi

-- 
Die Veränderlichkeit der Naturkonstanten scheint eine Idee zu sein,
deren Zeit gekommen ist.  Nur die Natur ist noch nicht so weit.
        -- Max Rauner, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 21.4.2004

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