[clug] ALPHA distribution needed. (long)
duncan_roe at acslink.net.au
Wed Jan 14 11:34:48 GMT 2004
linux 2.6.1 (LATEST-IS-2.6.1) still advises gcc2.95.3, or 2.95.x (x>3)
Cheers ... Duncan.
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 09:18:11PM +1100, Simon Fowler wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 08:35:54PM +1100, Duncan Roe wrote:
> > I distrust all gcc 2.96.* that came with redhats. They were not GNU releases,
> > rather they were redhat "specials".
> Actually, after the teething issues were sorted out they were quite
> good compilers . . . Particularly for C++ code.
> > Obtain the source for gcc2.95.3 and build it (just follow the README, it's much
> > easier then it used to be).
> Yeah, that's also quite a good compiler ;-) You might want to try
> 2.95.4, though, since I think that was the last of the 2.95 series.
> It's only recently been taken off the list of recommended compilers
> for 2.6 - any 2.4 kernel should be quite happy with it.
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