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This is, IMO, why FreeBSD is not going to be very successful. You cannot
just make major toolchain changes w/o at least *some* belief that this
is going to be done well. Did you do a dryrun with the import before
checking things in?

I don't mean to be hypercritical here, but I feel that it's fair,
considering people are starting to really whine about how late 5.0
actually *is* at this point, to begin to ask not even the *hard*
questions, but medium firm questions about "gee, is this trip *really*


On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Alexander Kabaev wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Sep 2002 14:34:12 -0700 (PDT)
> Matthew Jacob <mjacob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So, what is it about gcc 3.2 that's so important, considering that we
> > wanted to do a real 5.0 release within 2 months?
> Some well known problem present in our current GCC snapshot appear to be
> fixed in 3.2.
> GCC 3.2 is using vendor-independent C++ ABI. Assuming they got it right
> this time, this will allow us to upgrade to 3.3 more painlessly later.
> People who were asking for an upgrade got what they deserved :)
> --
> Alexander Kabaev

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