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 Monday, September 24, 2012 16:40:26 John Marino wrote:
> I've used my time without internet to work on getting GCC 4.7.1 into
> base. After putting in a few hours each day over several weeks, I've
> gotten gcc 4.7.1 with Link-Time-Optimization building cleanly with "make
> buildworld". I still need to buildworld with gcc 4.7 and verify
> everything works fine (expected as gcc-aux built-world and kernel works)
> I don't know exactly when DragonFly 3.2 will be branched. The earliest
> I can start committing my work is this weekend.
> Do we want:
> 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
> Option 2:
> Wait until DragonFly 3.2 is branched, import 4.7.2 and remove gcc 4.1
> including source. There would be an intent to make gcc 4.7 the primary
> compiler after full pkgsrc and kernel/world testing before DragonFly 3.4
Will the packages build better with 4.4 or 4.7?
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