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Re: GCC 9 support (was: Re: Tips for compiling LEMON with gcc-9?)


On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 04:53:01PM -0500, rhkramer@gmail.com wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 04, 2019 03:43:25 AM Michael Crusoe wrote:
> > The lemon 1.3.1 source package for Debian no longer builds as Debian has
> > upgraded to GCC 9.
> I'm a little uncertain what it means to have Debian support GCC 9 -- does that 
> mean that GCC 9 is either in Buster

No, gcc9 is not in Buster.  Buster is stable now and was released with 8.3.0.
In a stable release the gcc will not be changed.

> or testing (or both): or does it mean that 
> the Debian developers are using GCC 9 for the development of Debian, or both?

Gcc is also in testing.  But more importantly gcc 9 is in unstable which
is what the development is done against.

Hope this explanation helps



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