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Re: Mass GCC 4.6 bug filling (Re: Bug#624997: writerperfect: FTBFS: Style.hxx:36:45: error: 'NULL' was not declared in this scope)

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:32, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> wrote:
> However, given my experience of repetitive patching cycles with earlier GCC
> updates, it would be pointless to spend a lot of energy updating our packages
> now if it is only to realise in few weeks that the next GCC update would
> require yet another header.
> So can we have some perspectives and gross time frame, sent on
> debian-devel-announce@l.d.o, that we could also use as a reference when we will
> forward the issue to our upstreams ?  For the packages I maintain, I would
> prefer to see – and help – these bugs fixed by new upstream release rather than
> by patch.

Who do you expect to send such communication? the gcc maintainer? good
luck with that.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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