On Sun, 1 Sep 2002 14:50:50 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Jacob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> From recent experience it is my estimation that a gcc upgrade sets 5.0
> development back a month (that is, the last GCC upgrade kept *me* from
> working productively for around a month due to various this thats and
> the others). If that's what people want, that's fine.  I could also be
> totally wrong, and this won't break things. I'm just a bit startled
> that this appears out of nowhere (I sure don't recall it being
> discussed) and just happens, with 10 minutes warning.

Matt, the change was discussed several times on developers@, so this
import is hardly 'out of nowhere'. 

> This is, IMO, why FreeBSD is not going to be very successful. You
> cannot just make major toolchain changes w/o at least *some* belief
> that this is going to be done well. Did you do a dryrun with the
> import before checking things in?

About five buildworlds on i386 and two on Alpha. Does that count as dry
Alexander Kabaev

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