GCC maintainer volunteer?

NightStrike nightstrike@gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:39:00 GMT 2013

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 3:42 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 21 21:33, JonY wrote:
>> On 2/21/2013 20:40, NightStrike wrote:
>> >> I've started looking at the patches, they definitely aren't trivial.
>> >> I'll probably be releasing it as experimental.
>> >
>> > There are local cygwin patches to gcc?
>> >
>> Yes, about 100KB of it. I confess I don't know what most of is for, my
>> understanding of the gcc internals are limited.
> I assume some (or all) of them are already upstream, but they were not
> backported into the 4.5.x branch.  It might be a good idea to start out
> with a clean upstream build and then look into the patches if they still
> make some sense.

Are they in 4.6?  If so, why not just start fresh and clean with a 4.6
'chain that needs zero patching?

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