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Re: Current and upcoming toolchain changes for jessie

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 14:51:43 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:

> Am 07.05.2013 15:25, schrieb Matthias Klose:
> > The decision when to make GCC 4.8 the default for other architectures is
> > left to the Debian port maintainers.
> [...]
> > Information on porting to GCC 4.8 from previous versions of GCC can be 
> > found in the porting guide http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.8/porting_to.html
> > 
> > It is planned to only keep GCC 4.8 and the upcoming GCC 4.9, and to remove
> > 4.4, 4.6 and 4.7 from jessie.
> GCC 4.8 is now the default on all x86 architectures, and on all ARM
> architectures (the latter confirmed by the Debian ARM porters).  I did not get
> any feedback from other port maintainers, so unless this does change and port
> maintainers get involved with toolchain maintenance, the architectures staying
> at 4.6 or 4.7 shouldn't be considered for a successful release (re-)qualification.
FWIW, it looks like current glib2.0 is miscompiled on sparc with
gcc-4.6, and the issue goes away with 4.8.


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