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RE: Building gdb from source
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'Daniel Jacobowitz'" <drow at false dot org>
- Cc: "'Bruce Dubbs'" <bdubbs at linuxfromscratch dot org>, <gdb at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 16:25:55 +0100
- Subject: RE: Building gdb from source
On 07 April 2006 16:19, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 04:08:31PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>> The point is, that a distro should have a consistent set of gcc, binutils
>> and gdb. Since binutils and gdb live in the same repository, if you either
>> take a consistent snapshot of the cvs, or if you take gdb and binutils
>> releases that are roughly-contemporary, they're bound to be 'in-sync' FAPP.
> This is not true. There's no reason to believe that "roughly
> contemporary" is good enough.
? Is this because releases could be coming from branches that were branched
at very different times? Would it have been more reasonable if I had said
"releases that are based on roughly-contemporary branches"?
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