Re: Switch default GCC to 4.8 on s390x
Am 23.11.2013 03:33, schrieb Aurelien Jarno:
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 09:09:18AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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?
> It is a commitment from my side, although s390x is well tested upstream and
> there is therefore not a lot to do.
please update debian/README.Debian in gcc-4.8.