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Re: GCC version change / C++ ABI change

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> Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> writes:
>> On Monday 04 July 2005 11.51, Horms wrote:
>>> I am not sure about 3.4's ability to compile 2.4.27, but
>>> it seems unlikely to me that all of the gcc versions you mention above
>>> will be omitted from etch.
>> I'm quite confident that the release team and/or gcc maintainers will
>> agree that 'is needed to compile 2.4 kernels' is a big enough reason to
>> keep some gcc version around if Debian gets to the point to decide which
>> old gcc versions should be shipped or dropped.
> We even have GCC 2.7.2 in unstable (gcc272).  Does anyone actually use
> this anymore, or could it be removed for etch?

Not sure about 2.7.2, but 2.95 is definitly usable - at least to compile
code that has problems with later versions. I hope it will not be removed
anytime soon.

And 2.95 is ok to build both kernel 2.4 and 2.2

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