[haiku-development] Re: AboutSystem: gcc 2/4 (hybrid)

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2010 22:24:40 +0200

Rene Gollent <anevilyak@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 3:45 PM, Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > I thought I would get used to it, but I would like to remove the
> > "GCC 2
> > Hybrid" string from AboutSystem again - it's information on a
> > technical
> > level that doesn't really concern a standard user, and such a user
> > will
> > also not understand any of it, anyway.
> The problem is, it's useful information for anyone else that's trying
> to help a user troubleshoot a problem in #haiku or on the forums, it
> presents a very easy way to find out what their exact build
> configuration is.

The point is that you know exactly when it's missing, because that
would always be a GCC2 Hybrid build. Sorry for being unclear about

> Unless we want to replace it with a command line
> tool (perhaps in sysinfo?) or some other way of being able to extract
> that information easily, I'd opt for leaving it in.

I think adding the string to sysinfo would be a good idea, I would do
that, too, then.


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