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Re: debugging gcc 3.x c++

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 03:02:55PM -0800, Dan Conti wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel Jacobowitz []
> > Subject: Re: debugging gcc 3.x c++
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > This is fixed in GDB CVS.  It has been for a bit over a month now. 
> > Could you give it a try?
> > 
> > I see on the PR trail that I told you this at the time.  The
> > misunderstanding may come from 5.1.1 being released afterwards; that
> > does NOT contain the fix.  5.2 will.
> Yes, i remember you telling me that at the time. I tried out a snap from
> 01/22/02 which seemed to fix it but showed other issues on my target.
> When 5.1.1 came out, i figured that the existing bugfixes would be
> incorporated into that release, and when i ran it initially it didn't
> seem to exhibit this problem (although that could easily be attributed
> to different test code). Out of curiosity, why wasn't this incorporated
> into the 5.1.1 release?

Because the 5.1.1 release was a maintenance release, not off the
development branch.  It mostly incorporated copyright and legal fixes,
and one DWARF-2 feature.  What other issues?

> In any case, when is gdb 5.2 scheduled to be released? If it was just
> me, i'd use a cvs snapshot, but i have to set this up for a group of
> people and i'd rather use something more stable. Alternatively, would it
> be possible for me to patch my 5.1.1 with the appropriate fixes?

In two months, I believe.  It'd be possible, but quite a lot of work.

> > Actually, it's for GNATS use only.  GNATS messages get copied there.
> Then perhaps the web page should be updated to mention that it's for
> GNATS use only? The description indicates that it can be used for
> discussing bugs submitted to the database, so one would think that
> discussion this bug (which was submitted to the database) should happen
> on that list.

Yes, probably.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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