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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Raise the minimum required gcc version to 4.6
On Thu, 2018-08-23 at 23:52 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Hi Joe,

Hi Geert.

> Does gcc 8.x gives again the same warnings as my venerable old gcc 4.1.2,
> that no one else seems to see? Or will the real bugs I detect this way stay
> unfixed? Polyculture is a good thing, also in compilers.

I'm not sure I understand what you mean.
Patches that fix defects and patches that fix warnings
both generally get applied.

> Reverted locally (incl. the follow-up), applied Andrew's fix, detected new
> warnings in v4.18+, and sent patches where it makes sense...

Thanks for that.

cheers, Joe

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