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non-port gcc 3.x status?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: non-port gcc 3.x status?
- From: russell_(_at_)_russellhunt_(_dot_)_com
- Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 05:19:30 -0700 (PDT)
I'm curious as to the status of putting gcc 3.x into the tree. (yes, I know
about the ports version)
I've searched the mail archives and looked at various openbsd project pages and
todo lists for openbsd core folk but haven't seen much. The cvs archives show
checkins for random files whose sole purpose is to make gcc 3.x happy.
Are there plans to upgrade the in-tree gcc to 3.x? Is it purposely not being
upgraded because of something? Bugs in gcc 3.x? Too many mods to kernel would
be required? Not enough time? No good reason to?
I'm not advocating for/against - I'm just trying to understand the situation.
I'm using gcc 3.0.4 on openbsd now because I want access to their latest
libstdc++. It works well enough for the moment for my personal project. But I
figure there might be a good reason besides lack of time that it's not in the
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