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Re: gcc HEAD bad stabs (?)

On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 06:24:28PM -0400, Michael Elizabeth Chastain wrote:
>cgf> "again"?  When did it stop?
>Okay, "again" is not quite what I meant to say.  I really meant: 
>"once again, gcc HEAD has a new bug".  I'm starting to expect 1-2
>of these per week.
>cgf> Things seem to be getting worse and worse.
>They are.  I'm opening bugs against gcc HEAD faster than the gcc
>people are closing them.  And I still have several regressions
>left over from the April-June period when I wasn't around.
>As far as I can see, the only feedback loop for gcc debug info
>changes is me running the test suite.  Ideas for improving this

I think you're providing a valuable service.  It's too bad that
generating correct debug info doesn't seem to be a sexy thing to
do, so it ends up getting worse and worse.

Hmm.  Have you considered sending email with a subject like "The
continual degradation of stabs with gcc" or something like that?
I'd do it but then someone would ask for details...


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