New GCC? (Was: Re: Vim segv'ing)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 22 09:17:00 GMT 2011


On Jul 20 07:05, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> On 1 July 2011 19:00, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> > On 1 July 2011 15:36, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> >> I know Yaakov has asked a few times now, it would really be nice to
> >> have a 4.5.x release of the native Cygwin compiler.  I'm curious if
> >> the issues I'm having with the latest rtorrent / libtorrent release
> >> are a result of a compiler bug.
> >
> > I've confirmed that using Yaakov's GCC 4.5.3 from Cygwin ports fixes
> > the constant crash issues I've been struggling with in the latest
> > libtorrent / rtorrent.
> >
> >> Dave, any chance on a new release?
> >
> > Please.  :)
> 
> Have we lost Dave (hope he's OK)?  Yaakov has made several requests
> for a newer GCC and I know Chuck sent an email a while back indicating
> Dave's lack of activity on the various Cygwin mailing lists.
> 
> I'm stuck with rtorrent / libtorrent as a result of what looks like a
> bug in the 4.3.4 libstdc++.  Are we in limbo until we hear back from
> Dave (hopefully we will)?

It seems that we lost Dave :(

Fortunately Yaakov is going to pick up gcc and will release a new
gcc-4.5.3 package set soon.

Please refrain from asking me any more questions about this new gcc.
I'm too busy dusting the gold stars for Yaakov...


Stay tuned,
Corinna

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