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Re: GCC maintainer volunteer?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 11:40:35 +0100
- Subject: Re: GCC maintainer volunteer?
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On Mar 6 04:29, Yaakov wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Feb 2013 23:55:43 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > I'd be happy to get rid of it but don't people still use it? We can't
> > have the gcc4 package overwriting someone's gcc3 if so.
> For what exactly? The only messages I have seen about it are those who
> installed 'gcc' thinking it was the current version only to realize
> they needed 'gcc4'. No recent distro still supported 3.4, -mno-cygwin
> has been completely replaced by mingw64-*-gcc, and any software
> included in distributions that doesn't compile OOTB with 4.x will have
> patches available from those distros. I think it's past time to scrap
FWIW, I agree.
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