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Re: GCC 4.7 is now the default for x86 architectures

On 07.05.2012 19:35, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Matthias Klose dixit:
>> GCC 4.7 is now the default for x86 architectures for all frontends except the D
>> frontends, including KFreeBSD and the Hurd.
> How are the plans for other architectures?

I don't have plans to change any other architectures. If a port is not a release
architectures (and port maintainers don't plan to make it a release
architecture), people can change the default at any time from my point of view.

> As for gcc-4.7 in general: a friend (authoring an ObjC framework _and_
> runtime) told me that it dropped support for an old method of doing
> things while not fulfilling the promise to get the new method of doing
> it (don’t exactly remember what it was, /msg js on freenode for details)
> fixed, with the effect that gobjc-4.7 is virtually useless/broken.
> This is hearsay, but ask him for details, and check them against
> reality.

I didn't rely on hearsay, but did ask the GNUstep maintainers for feedback.
Please join the Debian GNUstep package maintainers ML if you want to add
something, or review the past discussion.


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