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Re: Potential fix for gcc-4.3 and m68k glibc

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 09:16:42PM -0400, Michael Casadevall wrote:
> Reading up on the changes made to GCC for gnu99/c99, I've been researching
> workarounds and such, and I may have hit paydirt;GCC has an option which
> causes the code to use the gnu89 linkage over the current gnu99 while still
> allowing the code extensions of gnu99.
> In other words, it will allow c99/gnu99 to be compiled against our aging
> glibc :-). If this works, I can cook up a patch that will force this open
> (it probably just need a tweak to the spec file to cause the proper option
> to be set). Unfortanately, I don't have access to an m68k or even a general
> Linux box to build a cross-compiler to test my theory. If someone wishes to
> donate access to a machine to test my theory, it will be appericated; until
> tell, I'm going to see if I can bootstrap the required compiler from Windows
> so I can at least see if the code will build.
> Michael

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