Final Updates

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Oct 8 19:54:50 PDT 2008

DJ Lucas wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> Randy, when you updated GCC, did you consider tickets 2114 and 2056?
>> See the remarks I made to that ticket. I didn't build with
>> the switch, so I can't comment. I really don't want to be
>> responsible for that one.
>> As far as 2114 goes, I didn't see (the issues) what the ticket
>> says. Though in my 'Blanket' ticket, I mention something about
>> the search dirs aren't what is specified in the book. We could
>> probably close 2114 and just say it is a duplicate of information
>> in #2205.
>> DJ said he was going to look into this.
> 2214 is not the same as the issue in 2205.  The search dirs mentioned in 
> 2205 are correct per recent changes in GCC.  I went ahead and assigned 
> myself to all tickets that I though I could handle, including the ones 
> opened by Alexander.  I will test gcc and glibc changes tonight however, 
> I will be unavailable Thursday and Friday.  I plan on some of the 
> commits Saturday. 
> Some of the internationalization changes will take some time and require 
> a full X installation up and running, especially regarding the coreutils 
> patch.  Alexander provided a very nice set of tests back in 2005 to 
> check that patch and confirm that coreutils, and many other related 
> issues, are fixed correctly in the book.

Randy, DJ,
   Thank you both for all your efforts.  The progress is tremendous.

   -- Bruce

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