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Re: State of gcc 2.95 use in Debian unstable

On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 06:00:06PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> while preparing an upload of gcc-2.95 which fixes its worst problems
> I wondered how many users of it are actually left. 9 packages in
> unstable still declare a build dependency on gcc-2.95 or g++-2.95,
> this makes it IMHO a plausible release goal to get rid of 2.95
> maintenance for etch.

> Obsolete according to #debian-hurd, no request for removal filed yet:
>    GNU Hurd Maintainers <bug-hurd@gnu.org>
>       gnumach1		Build-Depends: gcc-2.95

I'll be asking for its removal this week.

> Openfirmware emulator/replacement(?), powerpc specific, needs update:
>    Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
>       openhackware	Build-Depends-Indep: gcc-2.95

I'll allocate some time to upgrade this to latest gcc.


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