Re: gnumeric and compiler attitude

On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 11:21:54PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Every compiler expert at Red Hat says that 2.96 is far less buggy than
> 2.95.  So...  if you filter it, you probably want to filter gcc <=
> 2.96, not 2.96 specifically.

While this may be true in general, it is 2.96 that has the known
miscompilation in this case.
> A better check might be to run a regression suite, though.
If we had the time it would be preferable to boil out a simple test
and run that rather than depending on the compiler version.

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