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Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 16:31:14 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: gcc 4.6.1


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.


> 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.



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