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Re: [alpha, amd64, hppa, i386] GCC-4.3 as the default compilers for lenny?

Riku Voipio a écrit :
> Hi,
> Having gcc-4.2 as default on i386 and amd64, while most other
> architectures have gcc-4.3 means most maintainers never test their
> packages with gcc-4.3. This is making life miserable for those ports
> that actually use gcc-4.3:
> 1) people upload packages with known gcc-4.3 bugs and not bothering
> to fix them.
> 2) people applying gcc 4.3 bugfixes without actually testing them with
> gcc-4.3. Often these turn out to be incomplete fixes.
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 08:30:54PM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
>>   Sigh, could we avoid the same discussion over and over, people are not
>> supposed (we never asked it in the past, and I see no valid reason to do
>> so) to update to the last stable point release before upgrading to
>> stable+1.
> Dist-upgrade will not fail due to people still having this bug in their
> kernels, so there is no need for users to upgrade kernel _before_
> upgrading to lenny. After upgrade reboot to the new lenny kernel is
> normal procedure.

It will fail one machine where SBCL installed, as it is called from the
postinst. For those machines, the kernel as to be fixed *before* the
upgrade. Alternatively GCC could keep the current patch.

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