GDB 6.3 branch available

Andrew Cagney cagney@gnu.org
Tue Oct 19 19:06:00 GMT 2004


PS: Forgot to attach the relevant patches.  Note that mainline is now 
6.3.50.

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Andrew Cagney wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> The gdb_6_3-branch has been created and is now available for testing and 
> late breaking fixes.  The branch commit policy is:
> 
> @itemize @bullet
> @item
> The @file{gdb/MAINTAINERS} file still holds.
> @item
> Don't fix something on the branch unless/until it is also fixed in the
> trunk.  If this isn't possible, mentioning it in the @file{gdb/PROBLEMS}
> file is better than committing a hack.
> @item
> When considering a patch for the branch, suggested criteria include:
> Does it fix a build?  Does it fix the sequence @kbd{break main; run}
> when debugging a static binary?
> @item
> The further a change is from the core of @value{GDBN}, the less likely
> the change will worry anyone (e.g., target specific code).
> @item
> Only post a proposal to change the core of @value{GDBN} after you've
> sent individual bribes to all the people listed in the
> @file{MAINTAINERS} file @t{;-)}
> @end itemize
> 
> @emph{Pragmatics: Provided updates are restricted to non-core
> functionality there is little chance that a broken change will be fatal.
> This means that changes such as adding a new architectures or (within
> reason) support for a new host are considered acceptable.}
> 
> Andrew
> 

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