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Re: Freeze exceptions for gcc-*



Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
> Same thing about GCC; before making 4.3 the default on some
> architectures I asked single members of the release team if regression
> fixes and bug fixes were allowed after the freeze, which was not
> denied at this time.  I don't plan to upload a new GCC version from
> the trunk but follow the branches until the next subminor releases
> [1], [2]. On the branches only regression fixes are allowed.  Plus
> there will even be a new feature introduced (ObjC for armel).  I do
> see these updates as part of getting more quality into the
> distribution.
>
>   Matthias
>
> [1] http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2008-04/msg00449.html
> [2] http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2008-04/msg00243.html

I second Matthias' opinion.  For gnat-4.3, I would like to continue
backporting bug fixes (not new features) from the trunk so they are
available in Lenny.

Also, I would like gcc-defaults 1.70 to migrate to testing so that
gnat-4.3 is the default on all architectures.

-- 
Ludovic Brenta.

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