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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Whoop! -- kwrite FIXED gcc 4.7.1 - NO CRASH!!

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:25:12 -0500
On 06/20/2012 11:15 AM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Tim, Darrel, All,
>   Hell Yes! The nasty kwrite crash on line-wrap when built with gcc 4.7.0-x is
> _fixed_ when built with gcc 4.7.1!  Damn I hate gcc transitions! To think about
> the time lost because somebody botched the latest and greatest update to the
> underpinnings for all software just boggles the mind. Not just on TDE, but
> globally, just think about the man-hours lost chasing bugs that ended up being
> due to a gcc bug.... Wow! Same thing happened with the update to 4.5.2 during
> the spring of 2011. Lesson - don't put out new versions of anything during the
> spring when gcc is likely to throw you a curve ball...
>   Regardless, kwrite is _working fine_! That gets a second *Hell Yes!*

Confirmed fixed on both i686 & x86_64 on Arch.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.