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Re: i386 compatibility & libstdc++


On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 00:59:19 +0000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> For the original problem, it surely should be possible to build 386 and 486+
> versions of libstdc++ and include both in the distro, with linker magic (or
> installer magic) to tell the difference?

Different ABI. Doesn't work. See
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/libstdc++/2003-04/msg00394.html -- which also says to
wait for GCC 3.4 if you want a proper fix, which would be great except
that Debian's trying to release Sarge at some time or other.

Carrot was two metres tall but he'd been brought up as a dwarf, and then
further up as a human.
                -- Terry Pratchett (Men at Arms)

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