Torvalds & GCC 4.9

Jakub Jelinek jakub at
Sun Jul 27 18:40:45 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 05:14:33PM +0100, Sérgio Basto wrote:
> > This bug is fixed in gcc-4.9.1-2.fc{21,22} already, and given that it has
> > been reported only after a few years since the bug has been introduced, it
> > is not very likely to trigger on other code.
> So, we should do a new mass rebuild for gcc on F21 branch and rawhide !

Why?  There were at least 15 wrong-code bugs in GCC fixed in between the 4.9.0
and 4.9.1 releases.  If we had to rebuild for every one, we'd be constantly
rebuilding things.  Normally we only rebuild packages that are known to be


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