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Re: [alpine-devel] gcc-4.7.1 pushed to edge

From: Roger Pau Monne <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:05:58 +0100

Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:39:32 +0100
> Roger Pau Monne <> wrote:
>> Natanael Copa wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Just a heads up that I have pushed gcc-4.7 to edge.
>>> This should fix the need for the kernel hack:
>>> export GCC_SPECS=/usr/share/gcc/hardenednopie.specs
>>> I have disabled gcc-go for now, since it requires ucontext which we
>>> don't have yet.
>>> Please let me know if anything breaks.
>> I haven't tried yet, but I've heard reports that gcc 4.7 breaks Xen
>> 4.1.x. This should be fixed in 4.2, which I will import into edge once
>> released. I would like to be sure that 4.7 doesn't get pushed to main
>> until 4.1.x is replaced by 4.2.
> ugh... ok. I just pushed it...
> How far away is xen-4.2? would it be an idea to start building the
> xen-4.2.0_rc* in edge? So we are sure they are included - and works - in
> alpine v2.5. To be released in november.

This rc will probably be the definitive one, so if you are ok with it I
will package it for Alpine. I will have to pick your Qemu patch ;). Will
try to submit the abuild later today.


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