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Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 08:12:55 +0300
From: Georgi Geshev <root@...k-labs.exploits-bg.com>
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: gcc update

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Hello Alex,

On 4/13/2011 3:47 AM, Solar Designer wrote:
> Georgi,
> 
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 04:20:17AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> ...
>> or better yet you may update Owl's gcc.spec right away.  When doing the
>> latter, please fully drop support for languages other than C and C++.
>> (We had such support, disabled by default, in gcc.spec for years, but
>> very few people ever made use of it, if any, and those who possibly did
>> could as well make a custom build of gcc without our gcc.spec.)
> 
> Oh, as Owl/doc/TODO says, also drop the backwards compatibility stuff:
> 
> "Toolchain and libraries updates (gcc, glibc, OpenSSL, etc.)  Drop
> pre-3.0 compatibility stuff (most notably the old libstdc++ binaries),
> likely introduce new compatibility stuff to support upgrades from 3.0."
> 
> This will work for testing.  Then we'll need to see what new
> compatibility stuff we might need to add for upgrades from Owl 3.0 (this
> will likely be another task for you).
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Alexander
> 

Sure, I'm more than willing to take this task.
You certainly should expect some early results by the end of week.

I'll keep you updated!

Regards,
Georgi
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