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Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 16:31:14 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: gcc 4.6.1

Vasiliy,

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 03:26:56PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> I've reached approx. the point Georgi has stopped.  I have packaged the
> basic gcc (c and c++) and the dependencies (mpfr, mpc, gpm).

Oh, I thought you'd ask me for a copy of Georgi's stuff first.  But I
think you haven't spent much time on this anyway.

> I haven't
> ported Fedora/ALT patches yet.  Now I'll try to fix build failures (the
> same as Georgi posted) - they look like more strict use without (or
> wrong) declaration rules and similar.  I'll try to patch the packages
> without breaking gcc 3.4.5 compilation ability.  However, it seems glibc
> has some major problems, will investigate further.

OK.

> Btw, there are numerous "var may be used uninitialized", "wrong format
> string", "unused variable" and even "operation on var is undefined".
> I'll fix them as far as I work on the specific package.

Sounds fine, but please don't spend much time fixing these in packages
that we intend to upgrade to newer versions before Owl 4.0 anyway.

Thanks,

Alexander

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