>> 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. >> JC> http://snapshot.debian.net/gcc-snapshot Thank You for the link, however I consider my proposal actual nevertheless. Because using of testing area will provide some guarantees for the gcc-snapshot package to be workable.
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