Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Hamm
firstname.lastname@example.org in promote-ESR mode writes:
> - gcc 2.8.x .
> The FSF's gcc development is still very cathedral, so the chances of
> getting bugs we find in it fixed within an acceptable time are small.
> - egcs 1.0.x (which roughly is a further development on top of 2.8.x).
> It is developed in bazaar-style fashion, with a fast release schedule,
> and very fast snapshot releases. This increases user participation and
> contributes to getting bugs fixed in a timely fashion.
Yet earlier, JHM wrote:
> > egcc 17768 libc6 bug in mathematical functions  (Galen Hazelwood <email@example.com>)
> Fixing this bug exceeds my capabilities. I have send a message to
> the egcs-bugs list asking them to look into the current reports, but
> have received no responses.
Curious. The much vaunted "bazaar" method failing to deliver any
noticeable gain over the Unspeakably Evil "cathedral"?
~Yawn And Walk North~
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