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Re: quality of IA-64 bits in 2.11
On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 09:50:43AM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 11:17:11AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > Are there known [semi-serious]
> > bugs in the 2.11 branch that have fixed in the HEAD but not merged into
> > the 2.11 branch?
> Yes, and not just ia64 specific.
> I suspect that most people using ia64 binutils either use sources.redhat.com
> CVS trunk, or one of H.J. Lu's binutils releases (effectively a CVS
FreeBSD is changing that. :-)
> snapshot with a few of HJ's patches). HJ's releases provide some
> insulation from CVS trunk instability, but will have all the latest fixes.
FreeBSD is the largest user of the released FSF Binutils and we need the
IA-64 problems fixed as best we can as soon as we can. H.J.'s releases
don't really apply to us.
What about for 2.11? Do you approve
> I'd like to see a 2.12 release branch soon.
Any idea of whem maybe 2.12.0 would be released if we branched soon?
-- David (obrien@FreeBSD.org)