2.22.1 Possible -> Yes!

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 14:37:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:28 AM, H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> that.

We don't have to make each release from trunk as a major release.
Trunk can be


At any time, we can call trunk 2.24.


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