HEADS UP: GCC 3.4.6 update in progress

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Tue Aug 29 23:04:51 UTC 2006

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 05:50:22PM -0500, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Aug 2006 21:21:20 +0000, Alexander Kabaev <kan at freebsd.org>
> > In order to pave the way for an upcoming GCC 4.1 import, we decided to
> > update GCC 3.4 in the tree to the latest version available in FSF
> > SVN repository. After a short period in -current this version will be
> > MFC-ed to RELENG6, which will then be able to take advantage of all
> > the fixes that went info FSF sources since we did last compiler
> > update.
> > 
> > The update will happen over next hour or so. I will post 'all clear'
> > message once the system is back to consistent state.
> Cool!
> Incidentally, I've been wondering for the longest time now: is/are there
> any particular reason(s) why we exclude gcj from the gcc tree/build?
> Sure would be a cool thing to have.

1) It's not needed to build anything in the base system.
2) It takes a long time to build.
3) You really want to use the gcc41 or gcc42 port.

Of course, IMHO.


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