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Re: gcc-3.4 emits large amounts of test failures

[M-f-t set, I think this is offtopic for -release.]

Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > > Common sense would suggest that tests that have to be analysed by a human
> > > being after every test run aren't particularly useful.
> > 
> > Actually, skimming over the dozen or so failing ones, and recognizing
> > they are the same as in the last run isn't that hard.
> But what does that get you?  Just that GCC is as broken (or not) as it was
> previously.  It doesn't actually tell you whether the problems reported are
> spurious or serious, does it?

Well, some knowledge about gcc is reqired to interpret the failures.
The testsuite provides only some pointers.


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