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Month: June 2012

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

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:24:17 -0400
On Jun 26, 2012, at 11:25, "David C. Rankin"
<drankinatty@...> wrote:

> 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.

gcc 4.7.1 fixed a LOT of problems that were encountered with 4.7.0.
Make sure that everything still works if you applied a patch for 4.7.0

later, Robert Xu