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More bug discussion: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61904

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    Rearranging optimisation passes reveals a bug. Not really ‘terminal’.

    The only thing that seems terminally broken in this story is Linus' ability to communicate on LKML without verbal abuse.

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      … Which is why it was already fixed upstream, before this email ever happened. Debian just wasn’t up to date.

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        Per the bug report, it was broken in 4.5.0 and fixed in 4.9.1, which means pretty much everyone, everywhere (minus the gcc-4.2.1 BSDs).

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          However, the only way to expose the broken behavior came into existence in the 4.8.x branch and the early 4.9.x code, and was patched in both branches and releases were made.