cvs commit: ports/lang/gcc32 Makefile

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Apr 12 23:37:27 PDT 2004


On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 11:22:28PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2004 at 01:13:44PM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> > On Sun, 11 Apr 2004, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> > >   Modified files:
> > >     lang/gcc32           Makefile
> > >   Log:
> > >   This old version of GCC really only makes sense on i386 at this point (if at
> > >   all), so use ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=i386.  Drop maintainership.
> > 
> > Dirk, I strongly recommend that you update the gnustep-objc port to gcc33.
> > 
> > In general, I suggest to get rid of at least gcc30 and gcc31 in the mid
> > term.
> 
> There is no reason to get rid of older versions as long as they build
> fine (or can reasonalble be made to do so).  GCC has a long history of
> not putting as much concern for backwards compatability.  There is huge
> amounts of code that still cannot be built with GCC 3.3.  Same for other
> versions of GCC.  Please don't just go removing the ports.  Make the
> maintainer ports at freebsd.org and leave it at that.

They don't build fine, though, and they are unmaintained.

Kris
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