On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 02:20:29PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> 2018-01-10 is way too early for a mass rebuild from GCC point of
> even if we perform the test mass rebuild over the Christmas break,
> there won't be enough time to analyze it and fix any GCC issues revealed
> during that time. GCC bugfixing usually starts around November 15th and
> needs some time before it can be fixed enough to use widely.
> Moving the mass rebuild one week earlier than last time
> is maybe doable, but not one month. And not rebuilding F27 with GCC 8
> is a bad idea for both the compiler and Fedora.
I also expect that the next glibc cycle will be even worse as far as
glibc stability during the freeze is concerned, so I'm skeptical about a
rebuild in mid-January as well.
Do you guys have a suggestion to address this which does not result in
a June or July target date overall? Because I really, really don't want
to do that again.
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