GDC release cycle

Sjoerd Nijboer dlang at
Tue Oct 1 20:16:14 UTC 2019

On Monday, 30 September 2019 at 15:17:01 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 12:00:48PM +0000, Sjoerd Nijboer via 
> D.gnu wrote:
>> I was wondering what the schedule for the GDC release is, 
>> since GDC is
>> quite a bit behind on the dlang frontend version.
>> Is it a release whenever a couple new major D features appear? 
>> A new
>> release when there's a bugfix? Or does GDC follow GCC's 
>> release cycle?
>> Even then, when does new checked-in code make it into the 
>> actual
>> release?
> IIRC, GDC follows GCC's release cycle.
> T

That's what confuses me, according to the GDC project website 
that is linked to at the dlang download page the underlying GCC 
version of GDC is 3 major versions behind GCC.
Should I be worried if I want to use GDC?

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