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Re: One NEWS file to rule them all.

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Chris Metcalf <> wrote:
> On 5/8/2012 6:35 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> On Tue, 8 May 2012, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>>> Thanks. I'll update the wiki and start talking about the changes.
>> I'd say the changes needed to bring into effect the use of NEWS for both
>> libc and ports are:
>> * Check all the ChangeLog files in ports for [BZ #] numbers for bugs fixed
>> since 2.15, and add them to the NEWS file.
>> * Note the following ports changes in NEWS individually:
>> ? - (Update to existing entry) IA64 moved from libc to ports.
>> ? - ARM hard-float dynamic linker, as discussed.
>> ? - ARM old-ABI support removed.
>> ? - CRIS support removed.
> In addition, since Tile support wasn't fully functional in 2.15, and we
> haven't yet released a 2.15.1 that supports it, it appears that 2.16 will
> chronologically be the first release to support Tile. ?Perhaps it's
> appropriate to list Tile support in the NEWS file as well.


The TILE support is in 2.16 and it should go into the NEWS file.
Please prepare a sentence or two so I can add it.

The TILE support will be in 2.15.1 and it will go into the NEWS file
on the 2.15 branch (using the same wording from the 2.16 branch).


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