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Re: 2.22.1 Possible -> Yes!

On Friday 27 April 2012 09:27:48 H.J. Lu wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:37 AM, Alan Modra wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 12:07:15AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> Gentoo used to but found them too unstable.  so once the GNU releases
> >> started picking up, we stopped relying on his snapshots.
> > 
> > HJ's snapshots are binutils trunk + some HJ patches.  One person
> > decides when to release, and works on stabilising that release.  The
> > entire binutils team ought to do better, don't you think?  Well, at
> > least there's some chance we will!
> If a binutuls can build kernel, gcc, glibc and binutils on x86, it is good
> enough for me.  Any binutils release has bugs (some may be critical),
> which may not be known if it isn't released.   I will make sure that all
> bugs are fixed as soon as possible.  I don't see why it should take
> a month to make a release.  A week should be plenty.  You just deal
> with bugs.

yes, and the way you effectively deal with them is by branching and doing point 
releases.  constant releases from trunk won't help as there is always 
development going on there.

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