Re: Egcs, gcc, and Debian -- Let's not forget C++
Laurent Bonnaud wrote:
> For C++ things are even more complicated. The g++ version in egcs
> should use libg++2.8b6, so there is a problem with include files and
> dynamic libraries. The next snapshot or release should include this
> new libg++. Moreover there is a binary incompatibility caused by the
> inclusion of RTTI : you cannot link object files from the new compiler
> with an old libg++.so. And there is exception handling, too (i did
> try). Because of the runtime cost of EH, it may be interesting to
> provide 2 versions of libg++.so.
I knew something like this would happen. Bleah.
Anybody want to maintain libg++2.8b6? Anybody want to come up with a
solution that lets it coexist with the old libg++? I can't think of one
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