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Re: RFD : libg++/gcc/egcs upgrades needed for libc6



Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> I just recieved the following from "upstream". It appears that an upgrade
> to gcc_2.8.0 and a switch from libg++_2.7.2.8 to libstdc++_2.8 will
> resolve some of the problems currently related to libc6.

Just another data-point.  According to Linus and Alan Cox on the
linux-kernel mailing list, gcc 2.8.0 is broken.  There are problems
compiling the 2.0.33 kernel with it - due to bugs or undocumented changes
in behaviour.

Best to wait for 2.8.1 before putting it into hamm, I think.

Cheers,

 - Jim

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