Re: egcs-1.1 binary incompatibility
John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.Arizona.EDU> wrote:
>On Thu, 10 Sep 1998, James R. Van Zandt wrote:
>jrv> egcs-1.1 compiled C++ code is not binary compatible with egcs-1.0.x
>jrv> or gcc-2.8.x due to changes necessary to support thread safe
>jrv> exception handling.
> Haven't we been using snapshots of egcs-1.1 for several months, at
>least ? I am not sure I understand all of the issues, but maybe this data
> I just tried to compile a number of examples with the latest g++
> I link it with libcln.so.0.98, which was compiled with g++
>2.90.29-0.6, and associated libraries...The examples work.
Good, but what symptoms should we be looking for? Does the problem
only affect programs that use threads? Is it intermittent? Do you
get a diagnostic at link time? At run time?
We need this kind of information before we decide how to upgrade
- Jim Van Zandt