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Re: 2.22.1 Possible -> Yes!

> From: Alan Modra <>
> Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 05:41:01 +0200

> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 10:07:27PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >  i also don't think you can 
> > say that the trunk is that much better considering it hasn't been released and 
> > tested on distros for a variety of targets.
> I do claim that.  I can claim that based on the number of bugs I know
> have been fixed on trunk but not on the branch.  I also know that
> people use trunk binutils in production,

Here's a +1 to that; a recentlish import of binutils trunk.
Of course, it's necessary to keep an eye on development and stay
away from doing such an import while some largish change takes
place (for example the *-nacl changes).

I would not consider the 2.22-branch, for all the reasons Alan
mentioned.  (But I *would* consider pick up an actual
.0-release, if it happened to take place at a suitable time.)
This in contrast with e.g. imports of gcc, where I prefer a

brgds, H-P

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