Re: Why wouldn't gcc release build on Alpha ?
Hi Chris !
> This is a known issue and unfortunately, not easily corrected.
:-) I would guess all easily corrected problems are corrected by now :-)
> I have
> half a patch so far that will fix it, but have been unable to find the
> time to finish it (since the rest is all assembly and I just can't get
> enough time to do it right).
Are there any descriptions of the problems available somewhere
for the rest of us to have a look ? g++/alpha specifics aren't easy
to find and track down, let alone Debian's ones.
> Get the glibc 2.2 patch from the Debian source package.
Well, google gives a rather long response to "Debian source package
glibc" query, and being rather new to Debian I don't know yet where
to get it, so please kindly send it to me.
> If you can't find
> it, let me know and I'll send it to you.
> > I shall be truly grateful for any info regarding this,
> Good luck. If you'd like a more thorough description of the problem, I
> can easily describe it to you :-)
Please do, I've got a few days before jumping back to getting
fiber channel stuff working, would be nice to make a step toward
OpenOffice on Alpha :-)