Begin forwarded message:
> From: "David R. Morrison" <dmrrsn@...>
> Date: September 6, 2005 9:27:12 PM PDT
> To: fink-commits@...
> Subject: web/xml/packaging packaging.en.xml,1.81,1.82
> Reply-To: fink-devel@...
> Update of /cvsroot/fink/web/xml/packaging
> In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv864
> Modified Files:
> Log Message:
> bring documentation of GCC field up to date
> Index: packaging.en.xml
> RCS file: /cvsroot/fink/web/xml/packaging/packaging.en.xml,v
> retrieving revision 1.81
> retrieving revision 1.82
> diff -u -d -r1.81 -r1.82
> --- packaging.en.xml 8 Aug 2005 01:24:37 -0000 1.81
> +++ packaging.en.xml 7 Sep 2005 04:27:10 -0000 1.82
> @@ -2357,14 +2357,20 @@
> The allowed values are:
> <code>2.95.2</code> (or <code>2.95</code>),
> -and <code>3.3</code>.
> -This last is expected to be the GCC-ABI for gcc 3.3 and all
> -versions of gcc.
> -The default values for the various package trees are:
> + <code>3.3</code>,
> +and <code>4.0</code>.
> +Our understanding is that the GCC authors intend to stabilize the
> +at some point; we can hope that it won't change again.
> +The GCC field does not have a default value, per se, since it is
> +if it is not set. However, for each tree, there is an expected value
> +for GCC corresponding to the default g++ compiler for that tree.
> +The expected values for the various package trees are:
> <code>2.95</code> in the 10.1 tree, <code>3.1</code> in the 10.2
> -and <code>3.3</code> in the 10.2-gcc3.3, 10.3, and all subsequent
> + <code>3.3</code> in the 10.2-gcc3.3, 10.3, and 10.4-transitional
> +trees, and <code>4.0</code> in the (upcoming) 10.4 tree.
> -Note that when the GCC value is different from the default, the
> +Note that when the GCC value is different from the expected value,
> the compiler
> must be specified within the package (typically by setting the CC
> or CXX
> flags), and a dependency on one of the (virtual) gcc packages
> should be
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