On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 7:37 PM, Mike Stump <mikest...@comcast.net> wrote:
> On Mar 12, 2012, at 10:44 AM, Rainer Orth wrote:
>> Since even extended support for Solaris 8 ends by March 31st, this patch
>> removes Solaris 8 support from mainline.
> One of the nice things about gcc is that gcc usually still works, long after
> a vendor has abandoned a machine. I rather like that gcc will just work,
> unlike vendor software, which often says, please buy a new machine. One
> doesn't have to remove support in gcc for something, just because a vendor
> doesn't support it. That said, truly crufty things, should go.
Personally, I'd be in favor of removing any target for which no test
results have been posted for the last, say, 2 GCC release series.
Otherwise there isn't any measure for the quality for such a target.
There've been GCC release series where a complete port failed to