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Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 13:22:36 +0300
From: Georgi Geshev <root@...k-labs.exploits-bg.com>
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: gcc update

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I've already done some quick and dirty package builds though I still
need to resolve some dependency and conflict issues.

Regards,
Georgi

On 4/13/2011 8:12 AM, Georgi Geshev wrote:
> 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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