Pending GCC-3.1 upgrade - do or don't

Ian Molton spyro at armlinux.org
Wed May 8 08:02:18 PDT 2002


On Wed, 8 May 2002 09:52:37 -0400
Kevan Shea <biffcool at zombieworld.com> wrote:

> > If not faster, why upgrade? (noone has answered this yet, with the
> > (questionable) excpetion of C++ support which unless you use KDE is
> > only a VERY small fraction of packages. besides KDE compiles fine on
> > 2.95.3.)
> 
> If 3.x is "the same" as 2.95.x under almost all circumstances, and
> does C++ BETTER, and is more up to date, then we'd upgrade for those
> exact reasons

yes, of course. However gcc 3.x hasnt proved itself to be 'the same' or
better yet. At least, not according to its writers, whose opinions
apparently dont matter...
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