Re: Switch default GCC to 4.8 on s390x
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Am 12.11.2013 15:40, schrieb Aurelien Jarno:
> Hi all,
> The s390x architecture is still using GCC 4.6 as the default compiler,
> while most other architectures have already switched to GCC 4.8. It starts
> to cause problem for building packages: some packages need C11 features to
> be compiled, while some others assume the default compiler is already GCC
> 4.8 (in that case they are actually buggy). It would also help having the
> same default version of GCC than for GCJ, GDC or GFORTRAN.
> I therefore propose to switch the default compiler on s390x to GCC 4.8 by
> default. It is already used to build the kernel without any known issue.
> Any comments or opinion on that?
Is this a commitment from Philipp, Bastian or your side to monitor for s390x
specific toolchain issues, forward these upstream and feed these back into Debian?
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