Subject: Re: GCC 4.2 transition
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> From: "Kevin B. McCarty" <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU>
> Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > GCC 4.2 was released on May 13 and has been in unstable since roughly
> > that time. The default version of gfortran was recently switched to
> > 4.2 and the Debian GCC maintainers would like to move to 4.2 as the
> > default compiler in unstable for all architectures and for all
> > languages with the exception of Java (which will follow later).
> > This message describes the plan to make this transition possible.
> Hi Martin,
> Does this imply that all FORTRAN-using packages will need to move from
> g77-3.4 to gfortran-4.2 in the near future?
Yes, but it's independent. Please search your mailbox for mails sent
to you and Camm Maguire; I didn't get any feedback from you ...
> To my knowledge there has
> been no mass rebuild of FORTRAN packages with gfortran yet to see how
> smoothly this will work out...
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Please see  and ; currently the armel people are interested to
help with the g77 -> gfortran change and will post a plan based on .
If you are interested in working on this, please join the