[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Kill old gcc versions
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Sun Jun 14 21:14:10 EDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 10:45 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> Baho Utot wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 00:51 +0200, Jan de Groot wrote:
> >> On Sun, 2009-06-14 at 18:46 -0400, Baho Utot wrote:
> >>> I have encountered many packages in extra that don't compile with
> >>> gcc-4.4.0. The easy way to fix them is to compile them with gcc-3.4
> >> The easy way to fix them is by reporting bugs. Bugfixing most of these
> >> packages is very easy and takes us only a few minutes to fix, so why
> >> bother supporting an old outdated compiler that hasn't been supported
> >> upstream for a long while?
> > Do you really want a list of all the packages in extra that are broke?
> > There are lots of them
> Filing a bug report means they will get fixed. Not telling us about
> them, means they will wait until an update or rebuild is needed.
I can do that....if you can stand all the bug reports :)
My script just finished and it found another 400+ that didn't build,
that will take some time to go through to find the ones that didn't
build because of gcc-4.4.0 errors :)
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