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Re: GCC maintainer volunteer?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 11:14:20 -0500
- Subject: Re: GCC maintainer volunteer?
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On Wed, Mar 06, 2013 at 11:40:35AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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.
OK, no objections here. You're right that it is probably causing more
problems than it is solving.