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

On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 08:04:15PM +0300, Riku Voipio wrote:
> 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.

And? I think sarge needed a new apt to perform the upgrade. In this case
there may be a handfull of packages which does not work and even less
which fails during upgrade.

> >   THe _BEST_ example of that are buildd's that for now run etch (even
> > some sarge not so long time ago) and have a sid chroot to build. Not
> > keeping the CLD patch means that we break our own buildd infrastructure.

I doubt that they do. Sarge had 2.4.18 for most arches and lenny will
not even think about working on them.

> This is making a mountain of a molehill. We have one amd64 and one i386
> buildd. Certainly installing a (security!) kernel update on two buildd's
> is a better solution than having old version of gcc on the two most
> used archs we have..

The updates needs to be installed anyway. It will be included in r4 and
after that in every security update.


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