[debian-mysql] src:mysql-*: please consider using gcc-4.4 instead of gcc-4.5

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Sat May 5 17:41:11 UTC 2012

Nicholas Bamber dixit:

> Thorsten,
> 	I think it is possible to put in an architecture specific exception.

OK, thanks.

> However a little more background would is needed as to why we should make that
> effort.

I wrote that:

> On 05/05/12 17:44, Thorsten Glaser wrote:

>> since doko has said from the start that wheezy will not release
>> with gcc-4.5 (only 4.4 and 4.6 and, it looks like, 4.7), it was

↑ here ↑

(In case I assumed too much: doko is the gcc maintainer.)

So, there simply is no gcc-4.5 package on m68k, only gcc-4.4 which
has "known good, but nobody works on it any more" state, gcc-4.6
which is the currently being worked on version, and gcc-4.7 which
nobody has really looked at it yet other than making sure it com-
piles (actually, gcj-4.7 does not even compile). Plus lack of

Solange man keine schmutzigen Tricks macht, und ich meine *wirklich*
schmutzige Tricks, wie bei einer doppelt verketteten Liste beide
Pointer XORen und in nur einem Word speichern, funktioniert Boehm ganz
hervorragend.		-- Andreas Bogk über boehm-gc in d.a.s.r

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