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Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Hamm

jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl 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 [114]  (Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net>)
> 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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