Re: Bug#364231: [parisc-linux] Re: Bug#364231: exception catching
> Ok, coming back to the question of the system compiler on hppa for
> etch. Assuming that hppa does want to do that:
> - is glibc buildable with gcc-4.1 on hppa?
As far as I know, there's no new problems using 4.1 instead of 4.0. See
and test results for a gcc 4.2.0 build using this glibc build
> - libstdc++6 would need to conflict with libgcc2, which seems to be
> doable, but then rules out g++-3.4 and g++-4.0 as a fallback
> solution, where g++-4.1 fails.
> - is libffi hit by the ABI change as well?
No. It's not affected because it doesn't support complex types.
I have one libffi fix that's not yet in 4.2.0 that fixes the remaining
Java testsuite failures. I haven't tested a backport to 4.1.
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