[arch-dev-public] glibc-2.6/gcc-4.2.0 migration status

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue May 29 05:04:03 EDT 2007

2007/5/29, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> On 5/28/07, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > gcc-4.2.0 and glibc 2.6 have been in testing for a while now. I haven't
> > received many bugs for this one and we still have some small todos open.
> >
> > Please test these packages very carefully, as these packages are very
> > important for everyones system.
> >
> > I added a bug-catcher in flyspray: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/7295
> > Please add new bugs for anything new you find that isn't linked to that
> > one. If possible, link it to this bug-catcher. I hope to see gcc 4.2.0
> > and glibc 2.6 in current very soon after the bugs on that list are
> > fixed.
> I personally haven't tested them at all. Is it safe to use these for
> building packages for the repos? This may sound like a stupid question
> but it scares me away from trying them out.

I always thought it's a bad idea to build anything for
current/extra/unstable/community with packages from testing installed.

Won't those packages require libgcc 4.2.0 then?
AFAIR Jan said about some incompetible exported symbols.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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