Posted Aug 9, 2012 19:45 UTC (Thu) by mathstuf (subscriber, #69389)
In reply to: Day: GNOME OS by arafel
Parent article: Day: GNOME OS
Since a minor version bump is more likely to be done in a "stable" distro, fixing 4.7 so that it's compatible with other version series is likely better than keeping 4.7.x incompatible forever. Of course, this only matters when -std=c++11 is in effect, so the problem is unlikely to manifest unless 4.7.1 is the last release in some popular EL distro.