Bug#765380: don't ship gcc-4.8 with jessie
Am 17.10.2014 um 19:44 schrieb Steve Cotton:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 05:25:13PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> Package: src:gcc-4.8
>> Version: 4.8.3-11
>> Severity: serious
>> Tags: sid jessie
>> The current default for GCC (4.9) is good enough for jessie. Don't ship legacy
>> compilers with jessie.
> Hi Matthias,
> Removing GCC 4.8 will need Linux kernel ABI transitions.
> I haven't seen any discussion on the debian-kernel list, and the
> latest of the Linux package (uploaded to sid this week) still has
> it generating linux-compiler-* packages depending on gcc-4.8, so
> I think the Linux maintainers are expecting GCC 4.8 to be in
This was communicated to Ben Hutching at DebConf, so plenty of time to prepare
the change. Are there known showstoppers?