svn commit: r270099 - in stable: 10/contrib/gcc/config/i386 9/contrib/gcc/config/i386

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Tue Aug 19 01:31:12 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 02:27:21PM -0500, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> I personally stopped merging stuff to the stable/8 branch and more recently
> to the stable/9 branch as I don't run those anymore. In the case of the
> stable/8 branch I find the ancient version of binutils a real threat/
> limitation.

Contemporary version of binutils can be installed from the port, right?  I
don't have a problem with it since binutils are relatively fast to build
and releases do not happen that often to become annoying.

> I would really suggest people move on to at least stable/9 which has all
> the clang cleanups and should be functionally much better.

Clang/LLVM is a nuisance to build, which is one of the reason to avoid 9+
on my rusty laptop.  I run -CURRENT more or less happily on modern hardware.


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