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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
> Jessie.

This was communicated to Ben Hutching at DebConf, so plenty of time to prepare
the change.  Are there known showstoppers?


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