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Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2015 20:00:50 -0800
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: for information, gcc-4.2.3 miscompiles musl math

On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 09:11:22PM +0100, wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 02:25:48PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > I do not notice any problems while compiling musl with gcc-5.2, nor
> > > have a compelling reason to insist on using gcc-4.2.3 (somebody else
> > > might have though, gcc-4.2.3 is the last one under gpl 2).
> > 
> > I thought 4.2.1 was the last.
> I think Wikipedia says so as well but The Source is the truth. It is
> 4.2.3 and nothing else. It is also in fact remarkably better than 4.2.1
> and I could build with it mostly everything I needed, modulo features
> newer than the compiler.

The patch from GCC 4.2.1 to 4.2.2 adds COPYING3 and changes several files
(included in the compilers) to GPL3.

Isaac Dunham

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