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 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 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 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (MingW32) iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJNpTDVAAoJECp4GRJNSNT53uIIAMeFbJ6OboSxl35FAXn4AFrI sdjIaHDoiPgecgyBQ8o9Je6IZ+T/lnhBtqobI4s4xmYgrf8SR/DzBikn9rq8V2wZ PIYBm5fI+BZ9VRUVbxm6TZ+LHDjTm7b58wTj4EisHBUTNbzhX8v7m3aenAMPMHPi 7rqODVVe3gUmhSmy+4bECSIk030ymRK8UVoSzEEFP+dwZfIoL+fTkbOYW47i5uST FmnwcGauN6mD2zjqgki4/RGdqabqIZM1fZAI+EjGaf6PRT4eVQdmOdT4rrV77fjw WpqL9IC42LgfSV7x4GAFpm03p39nCbhUJWry6WDDbTuQqicqwe8nSdzOoc0pDV0= =867N -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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