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Re: More mass rebuilds for GCC



On Mon, 9 Jan 2006 11:38:28 +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:

> On 1/9/06, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Sat, 17 Dec 2005 23:43:16 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> >
> > > As you'll notice, there will be lots more packages bumped for the rebase
> > > to gcc.  Most completed today, but we'll be working through a list of
> > > failures over the next couple days.  Things will still be in a bit of
> > > flux, but we're working on it.
> > >
> > > Java is still being worked on too.  Getting the java stack built with
> > > gcj is a great accomplishment and I really respect our java and gcj team
> > > for putting in the work to further the free java.  Please bare with us
> > > as we finalize the development changes necessary to accomplish this
> > > task.
> >
> > Does the new GCC introduce any run-time/ABI breakage which requires
> > packages in Fedora Extras Development to be rebuilt? Or does it only
> > reveal problematic source code?
> 
> I think all the extras need to be rebuilt for this. I know seahorse
> for one needs it (and may need some fixes).

AFAIK, seahorse was affected by SONAME changes in some of its
dependencies, which made a rebuild necessary. That was a change not
related to the GCC upgrade. My question is not about ordinary breakage
through upgrades of dependencies.


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