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SubjectRe: What is up with Redhat 7.0?
Richard Henderson wrote:
> The reasons are the following:
>
> :
> (2) C++ in 2.95 is already ABI incompatible with egcs 1.1 and gcc 3.0,
> so clearly (to my mind anyway) it didn't matter whether we
> shipped 2.95 or a snapshot, we would still be incompatible with
> Red Hat 6 and Red Hat 8.
>
It seems that you are ignoring other major distros (Slackware, Suse,
Debian, etc.) as well as commercial software. By providing an incompatible
binary interface RedHat splits the Linux community into 2 parts. I
am *very* concerned about this.

I guess that RedHat (as the owner of Cygnus and working very closely
with the FSF) would have had sufficient arguments to get an official(!)
gcc 2.96 before release date of RedHat 7.0.


Regards

Harri
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