[Development] Compiling with GCC 4.8

David Narvaez david.narvaez at computer.org
Wed Mar 27 17:20:21 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Thiago Macieira
<thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> 1) I don't want fixes to issues that don't make it to the release of that
> compiler. If you can find in the standard saying the new behaviour is
> correct,
> then fine. But otherwise, it might be a compiler bug that gets fixed
> before the
> release. We don't need the churn in our code.

In this particular case, the situation was a semantic problem with our
code that GCC 4.8 would no longer allow, so it was clearly not a
compiler bug. In those situations, maybe we can agree to make sure the
patch goes to the release branch too.

David E. Narvaez

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