[arch-dev-public] gcc 4.5 bug - what to do?

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Thu Jul 22 03:18:00 EDT 2010

  On 22/07/2010 06:04, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 21/07/10 23:45, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 21/07/10 23:31, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>>> Am 21.07.2010 15:24, schrieb Firmicus:
>>>> If you could release a new "backported" version of gcc 4.5 soon so that
>>>> I can recompile texlive-bin,
>>> Would be great.
>> I have tracked the period where the fix surfaced onto the gcc mainline
>> to a 2 week period which is still several hundred commits... so maybe I
>> will figure this out by the weekend! :D
> Woo!  I found the commit that fixes this. And it only took about 12hours worth of 
> compile time....

Allan, you're my hero! [And a special mention goes to the inventor of git-bisect :)]
Quite amazing that it was only a matter of deleting one little line ...

> Just waiting on upstream to comment on whether the backport is appropriate.

All right. Hopefully this can be cleanly backported (I guess it can).


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