On 07/07/11 15:12, Amit Kulkarni wrote:
The developers don't adopt new things just because they're new.
If something isn't reasonable, useful and secure it isn't used.  This
is one reason why each new release of OpenBSD doesn't have the
currently released version of gcc, for example.
Wrong. It is because of GPL v3. Gcc in base won't be updated AFAIK.
No, this has always been the case.  I remember back around 2.5 or
so, seeing that OpenBSD hadn't upgraded to the latest gcc, wondering

The GPL 3 issue of today is relevant, but it extends beyond that.

--STeve Andre'

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