[BLFS Trac] #1648: Mutt gcc4 issues
bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Mar 2 12:31:05 PST 2006
Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 3/2/06, Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:
>>> This is simply my opinion though. YMMV. Don't do anything just because
>>> of my opinion, please. Just consider it and do whatever you think is
>> I agree. I would prefer to use "stable" packages and backport patches
>> when necessary.
> Then, should I not update to 1.5.11 and instead figure out a patch
> that addresses the gcc4 issues with info in Locale Issues about 1.5.11
> for UTF-8?
Well in this case, no. I downloaded both and did a diff:
drwxrwxr-x 8 bdubbs bdubbs 4096 Feb 12 2004 mutt-18.104.22.168
-rw-rw-r-- 1 bdubbs bdubbs 2611253 Mar 2 14:24 mutt-22.214.171.124i.tar.gz
drwxrwxr-x 8 bdubbs bdubbs 4096 Sep 15 09:23 mutt-1.5.11
-rw-rw-r-- 1 bdubbs bdubbs 3187375 Mar 2 14:24 mutt-1.5.11.tar.gz
-rw-rw-r-- 1 bdubbs bdubbs 2352367 Mar 2 14:25 mutt.diff.bz2
The compressed diff is almost as big as the original. This seems like a
case of the developer just being slow to bless a stable release. It is
not a cvs version.
My statement was that I *preferred* to patch, but it is not an absolute
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