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Re: what's up with gcc 3.3 and 3.4 ?

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 09:41:05PM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 09:51:02PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Steve M. Robbins writes:
> > > Package ccmalloc explicitly build-depends on all supported C++ 
> > > compilers because it builds a specific module for each.

> > > Two bugs have been filed against it suggesting that g++-3.3 (BTS
> > > 343034) and g++-3.4 (BTS 342959) are on their way out.  Is that true?

> > > I don't recall seeing any sort of official announcement about this.

> > what kind of official announcement do you need?

> I've come to expect a note to a prominent place like -devel,
> or -devel-announce.  The sort of thing we've seen for the
> various transitions recently:

> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/10/msg00001.html

Affects over a thousand packages.

> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/11/msg00002.html

Affects some 300 packages, requiring close coordination for testing.

> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/11/msg00010.html

Affects several hundred more packages, again requiring coordination between

> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/11/msg00022.html

Affects > 500 packages.

> For instance, there was no mention in the release team plans for etch:

Because it only affects a handful of packages that are using a non-default
compiler, which are being picked off one-by-one. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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