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Re: GCC-4.5 as the default for (at least some) architectures

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 8:34 PM, Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org> wrote:
> I'll make gcc-4.5 the default for (at least some) architectures within the next
> two weeks before more transitions start.  GCC-4.5 is already used as the default
> compiler for almost any other distribution, so there shouldn't be many surprises
> on at least the common architectures.  About 50% of the build failures exposed
> by GCC-4.5 are fixed [1].  I didn't see issues on amd64 and i386, armel
> (although optimized for a different processor) and powerpc (some object files
> linked into shared libs had to be built as pic).
> As the maintainer file for the ports in GCC is a bit outdated, I'd like to ask
> which architectures should do the switch together with the four architectures
> mentioned above, and which not, and which ones should be better delayed, or dropped.


What's your opinion on switching to GCC 4.5 for HPPA?


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