Post-6.1 plans/roadmap

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Fri Apr 1 17:28:58 PST 2005


Matthew Burgess wrote:

> * GCC-4.0 - 4.0.0 is currently scheduled for April 15th.  There's some 
> interesting changes for us (like they went and removed our beloved spec 
> file!) as well as compile and execution time speedups and the usual 
> bunch of bug fixes.  There's also currently issues with glibc, and in 
> all likelihood BLFS will be affected by this quite a lot, as the 
> compiler has once again got a bit stricter in what code it'll accept. 
> Bug #1062 suggests a branch for this work, and though I'd tend to agree, 
> it'll in all likelihood be a pretty short-lived one.

In case anyone is interested, I have a GCC4 based build working really
well. There are still a few rough edges and the GCC devs are still fixing
bugs even as we speak (GCC4 would crash while compiling Psmisc - the fix
only went into GCC CVS a few hours ago). Anyhoo, here are the details:

  http://www.diy-linux.org/pipermail/diy-linux-dev/2005-March/000491.html

Regards
Greg
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