2.22.1 Possible -> Yes!

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 14:33:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:26 AM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Friday 27 April 2012 09:27:48 H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:37 AM, Alan Modra wrote:
>> > On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 12:07:15AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> >> Gentoo used to but found them too unstable.  so once the GNU releases
>> >> started picking up, we stopped relying on his snapshots.
>> >
>> > HJ's snapshots are binutils trunk + some HJ patches.  One person
>> > decides when to release, and works on stabilising that release.  The
>> > entire binutils team ought to do better, don't you think?  Well, at
>> > least there's some chance we will!
>> If a binutuls can build kernel, gcc, glibc and binutils on x86, it is good
>> enough for me.  Any binutils release has bugs (some may be critical),
>> which may not be known if it isn't released.   I will make sure that all
>> bugs are fixed as soon as possible.  I don't see why it should take
>> a month to make a release.  A week should be plenty.  You just deal
>> with bugs.
> yes, and the way you effectively deal with them is by branching and doing point
> releases.  constant releases from trunk won't help as there is always
> development going on there.

Just freeze trunk for a week to make a release and move on after


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