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Re: gcc4: next release
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Dave Korn <email@example.com> wrote:
>> GCC 4.5.x branch and the 4.6.x branch ABI changed for win64, I'm trying
>> to avoid breaking user's self-built packages, so 4.5.0 and earlier is
>> out of the question. The current 4.3.4 is too old for mingw-w64.
> ?Going with 4.5.1 seems the simplest solution.
> ?I'm slightly astonished though! ?How on earth did you manage to swing
> permission to put an ABI-breaking backwardly-incompatible change on a release
4.5.x ABI and 4.6.x ABI are what differ, not 4.5.0 and 4.5.1.
There's no point in making the first shipped compiler have an ABI
that's already been changed. Hence 4.6.