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Re: perl, gcc

On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 02:10:08PM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 08:27:37PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I think it'd be interesting if we could keep gcc-defaults in sync with
> > Debian GNU/Linux (as it is atm). This way we don't have to spend
> > porting efforts into GCC-related problems and dedicate to POSIX/GNU
> > problems exclussively.
> I don't have email links handy, but if you go through IRC logs and email
> logs around the time of the transition, you'll find the details. 
> Basically, there was some weird changes with gcc-3 and glibc that meant
> either we needed to get a bunch of compatabilty cruft, or we could just
> drop support for the older version.  We chose to drop support for the
> older version.

So that means it won't happen again? Nice to hear then..

Robert Millan

"Omnis enim res, quad dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur,
nondum habetur, quomodo habenda est."

"For if a thing is not diminished by being shared with others, it is
not rightly owned if it is only owned and not shared." 

		Aurelius Augustinus (354-430)

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