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jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
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jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 13 Jul 1998 13:03:28 -0400
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i was talking of the ppc version of linux is that what you are talking about?


At 3:01 PM +0100 7/12/98, Simon Wright wrote:
>> From: jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
>> At 1:49 AM -0400 6/26/98, Simon Wright wrote:
>> >> From: jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
>> >
>> >> but much more important, gnat 3.11 only works with gcc 2.8.1 and above,
>> >> which as far as i know has not been done for linuxppc (i could be wrong).
>> >> do you know anything about support for 2.8.1 in linuxppc?
>> >
>> >gnat3.11a1 builds fine on gcc-2.7.2 on Solaris 2.5 (and on
>> >Linux 2.0.34)
>> information from act folks is that current 3.11 wave front and beyond will
>> not work with
>3.11a1 builds OK with gcc 2.8.1 (I had some problems to start with,
>but I think this was down to finger trouble).
>However, people using Linux 2.0.x should beware; these kernels are not
>happy with gcc-2.8!! you need to keep a 2.7.2(.x) compiler around to
>do kernel rebuilds. And it had better be on a different path than
>gcc-2.8, cos the 'make dep' phase doesn't seem to respect your setting
>of CC ..

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