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Re: The Linux binutils 18.104.22.168.1 is released
- From: "H. J. Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>
- To: Jack Howarth <howarth at bromo dot msbb dot uc dot edu>
- Cc: binutils at sources dot redhat dot com, bje at wasabisystems dot com
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 07:51:48 -0700
- Subject: Re: The Linux binutils 22.214.171.124.1 is released
- References: <200305091304.JAA61346@bromo.msbb.uc.edu>
On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 09:04:46AM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> I think the rational of the HJ releases is provide
> a way to rapidly release as many critical fixes as
> possible for use with linux. Those releases are
> focused on being bug-free on the linux platform
> (hence their hosting on ftp.kernel.org).
Thanks, Jack. That is well said. Also some Linux projects may need
certain new features in a released version of binutils. We can live
with regressions and breakages on non-linux platforms. But I don't
think the FSF binutils should/will make that kind of commitment.