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authorYann E. MORIN" <>2009-04-20 21:30:25 (GMT)
committerYann E. MORIN" <>2009-04-20 21:30:25 (GMT)
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Add a bit more explanations on the meaning of OBSOLETE and EXPERIMENTAL.
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@@ -277,13 +277,17 @@ CT_OBSOLETE:
Show obsolete versions or tools. Most of the time, you don't want to base
your toolchain on too old a version (of gcc, for example). But at times, it
can come handy to use such an old version for regression tests. Those old
- versions are hidden behind CT_OBSOLETE.
+ versions are hidden behind CT_OBSOLETE. Those versions (or features) are so
+ marked because maintaining support for those in crosstool-NG would be too
+ costly, time-wise, and time is dear.
Show experimental versions or tools. Again, you might not want to base your
toolchain on too recent tools (eg. gcc) for production. But if you need a
feature present only in a recent version, or a new tool, you can find them
- hidden behind CT_EXPERIMENTAL.
+ hidden behind CT_EXPERIMENTAL. Those versions (or features) did not (yet)
+ receive thorough testing in crosstool-NG, and/or are not mature enough to
+ be blindly trusted.
Re-building an existing toolchain |