gcc 4.1 hath fallen
robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Dec 7 19:25:10 PST 2006
On Thursday 07 December 2006 21:48, Kevin Day wrote:
> Which reminds me, will there be a future split in the HLFS mailings
> lists when dev picks back up? Maintaining both stable and dev on one
> mailings "might" cause trouble. HLFS is quite small in popularity
> when compared to the parent projects (LFS/BLFS), so mainting both
> hlfs-stable and hlfs-dev on the same mailing list may be doable.
I never thought about it. Some issues might be related to both stable and
unstable, even if it's not obvious at first. For example, what looks like a
bug in an Autoconf version, in unstable, might be a bug in an M4 version in
both stable and unstable. With two mailing lists this bug in stable would be
diagnosed in the unstable list.. so -stable users would actually need to
subscribe to both mailing list, which defeats the purpose of having two
The advantage to having two lists is that -stable users don't have to read
about unstable changes. I think maintaining a verbose changelog/wiki/errata
for -stable would be best, with a single mailing list.
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