On Tue, 2001-09-18 at 18:13, Seth Mos wrote:
> At 21:26 18-9-2001 +0200, Jean Francois Martinez wrote:
> >Seth Mos a écrit :
> > > At 13:02 18-9-2001 -0400, Arun Ramakrishnan wrote:
> > > >Hi,
> > > > I heard that 2.96 is again a devel version of gcc which is sorta
> > > > unstable.I
> > >
> > > It was a CVS snapshot.
> > >
> >It was a CVS snapshot some 18 months ago. Eighteen months of bug hunting
> >later you can tell nothing about its stability. In fact because Gcc 2.96 was
> >over a year before gcc 3.0 and has been far more dceployed I trust it far m
> >ore than gcc 3.0+
> True, but I gather 3.0+ will pop up in a lot more distributions then just
> redhat and mandrake.
> 3.0 is a official release which means it is not distribution specific. The
> reason that mandrake adopted is was more or less because a lot of mandrake
> is still redhat based. (no flame intended)
Given how far ahead of Redhat Mandrake is I doubt that is true anymore.