Re: Good luck when RedHat 7.0 comes out (was RE: test5 oops after kswapd)...

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 01:16:16 EST

On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Matthias Andree wrote:

> On Tue, 01 Aug 2000, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > I've heard Alan mention specifics.. search the archives. (I rather
> > doubt that our maintainers feel particularly obligated to prove spit
> > to your personal satisfaction) Live with it.
> So since Jes is not the KERNEL nor the X86 tree maintainer, he has not
> to comment on that issue, but is spreading FUD. Live with it.
> Sorry, no offense, but since Alan considers gcc 2.95.2 as fine for
> 2.2.17pre, I cannot see any further reason to stick with decrepit egcs.

If Alan says it's fine as of 2.2.17preX, it's _fine as of 2.2.17preX_.
Point being that Alan is the person who makes maintainability decisions
for the 2.2 tree and whether you or I see/agree or not is meaningless.


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