gcc packaging bug?
Mon Nov 3 22:11:00 GMT 2014
On 11/4/2014 06:04, JonY wrote:
> On 11/4/2014 05:46, Ken Brown wrote:
>> The setup.hint files for gcc and its subpackages now say
>> curr: 4.8.3-2
>> prev: 4.8.3-3
>> test: 4.9.2-1
>> I assume this is a typo; it causes everyone who is not installing the
>> test release to get downgraded from 4.8.3-3 to 4.8.3-2.
> No, this is deliberate, 4.8.3-3 is bugged, it could not build later
> versions of gcc.
I forgot to mention 4.8.3-4 will be uploaded soon to fix the problem
atexit use in libgcc. It was causing configure failures in stage1 libgcc
by causing link test to return $? 0 even if it failed.
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