DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2012-09
Re: GCC 4.7.2 : Get it into DragonFly 3.2 or wait for 3.3 branch?
On 9/24/2012 20:47, Justin Sherrill wrote:
> On Sep 24, 2012 10:45 AM, "John Marino" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> > Option 1:
> > Import GCC 4.7.2 and disable GCC 4.1 prior to the branch. GCC 4.4
> would remain the primary compiler. Risk is minimal as GCC 4.1 is not
> used anywhere, including pkgsrc. GCC 4.1 source and makefiles would
> remain in place well into DragonFly 3.3 development
> This makes general sense to me, as it doesn't change the working
> compiler. This would work well for moving to gcc 4.7 in our 3.4 release.
> The pkgsrc-2012q3 release is due at month end and I have some major
> events happening at work. My thought was that we branch next week, with
> actual release two weeks after that. Does that give enough time to get
> it in? I don't know if that will be enough for everyone; it's just my
> inital plan.
Assuming all the changes necessary to bring in GCC 4.7.2 are complete by
Sunday, I'd recommend waiting 8 days (the following Monday) to branch
and maintaining the 14 days to release. I think 8 days would be enough
time to flush out any world build problems, not that I plan on
It also gives a little more time to flush out any anomalies with the