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Re: gcc-snapshot for testing

On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 22:38:56 +0300, Dmitry E. Oboukhov wrote:

> I needed to test the building of one of my packages with gcc4.3.
> However it turns out that gcc-snapshot from unstable contains the critical
> bug, which makes impossible using it. At the same time the previous
> version of the gcc-snapshot deb-package has been already deleted from
> unstable.
> As a result I spent two days on building of the previous version of
> gcc-snapshot (I've got rather slow hardware) in order to make a patch
> for FTBFS-bug instead of 15 minutes. :)
> May be it would be better to enable the passing of gcc-snapshot into
> testing but not to included it in stable releases?
> It will allow to have a working instrument in such situations.


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