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Re: RH 7.1 gcc 2.96 bug (was Re: TAKE - work around gcc bug during xfs_g

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Subject: Re: RH 7.1 gcc 2.96 bug (was Re: TAKE - work around gcc bug during xfs_growfs )
From: Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 23:59:12 -0400
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On Fri, 12 Oct 2001 00:59:04 -0700, you wrote:

>On the positive (??!?) side, I looked at the disassembly and found
>what the compiler is doing wrong in the case you worked around
>(ok, so you probably already know this, but I'm putting this here
>so that someone can fix the bug or convince RedHat to move to
>away from 2.96, maybe to 3.x).

Red Hat 7.2 will continue with 2.96

Red Hat will not move to gcc 3.x until they move to Red Hat 8, and
only Red Hat knows when that will happen.  Based on past patterns a
good guess would be about 6 months from now, but only time will tell
on that.


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