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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-04 21:30:25

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> My candidates for the release criteria compilers are:
>> * Microsoft VC++ 8.0 on Win32
>> * Intel 10.0 on Win32
>> * GCC on Linux
>> * GCC on Darwin
> For Darwin we need to distinguish which variant of the compiler, GNU or
> Apple.

Apple. Latest Xcode release.

  I think we only regularly test the Apple variant so the GNU
> variant would not be a release toolset. There's also the difference
> between x86 and PPC.

I've got one of the original PPC mac minis. Sloooow. But it is nice to
have a little-endian machine to test on.

> For GCC on Linux, we need to be specific as to which versions. My
> incremental tests run only the latest 4.1 and 4.2 on x86 which have
> traditionally been release toolsets.

4.2.1 is the latest release, so that should definitely be a target.

GCC is important enough I'm willing to include 4.1. Likewise VC++ is so
widely used I'm willing to target both 8.0 and 7.1.

Maybe one more? Sun?


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