[webkit-dev] update GCC version?
Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez
clopez at igalia.com
Mon Jul 17 12:56:31 PDT 2017
On 05/07/17 17:10, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 6:32 AM, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez
> <clopez at igalia.com> wrote:
>> I think the default build toolchain should be supported also,
>> at least without the requirement of "one year after the release".
>> I propose this change to the policy over yours:
>> - This policy applies to runtime dependencies to ensure smooth updates
>> for users.
>> - It does not apply to the build toolchain.
>> - A compiler other than the default compiler in an otherwise-supported
>> distribution may be required to build.
>> + This policy applies to the runtime dependencies to ensure smooth
>> updates for users.
>> + The requirement of "one year after the release" does not apply to
>> the default toolchain.
>> + On that extra year of support a compiler other than the default one
>> in an otherwise-supported distribution may be required to build.
>> I think is important to not require a too much new version of the
>> default toolchain (GCC).
> Fine by me.
Ok. For the record: I just updated policy with this changes (plus a
minor clarification regarding that for the last version of a supported
distro both runtime and default toolchain dependencies are supported)
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