Re: GCC 2.7/Debian Packages/Non ELF
"mm" == Martin Alonso Soto Jacome <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
mm> On Fri, 22 Mar 1996, Marcelo Magallon wrote:
>> The problem is I *NEED* GCC 2.7.x... I can fetch the source code from the
>> debian unstable source tree, but I'd really like to compile it as a
>> package in order to be able to install it using dpkg, so dpkg will know
>> GCC is installed, so it won't barf about dependencies et al.
mm> I have right the same problem. It seems to me that some of us, still
mm> using 0.93 for stability reasons but needing recent packages like gcc
mm> 2.7.x or tcl 7.4/tk 4.0, could try to build and publish a.out based
mm> versions of them, just to make easier the transition between 0.93 and 1.1.
mm> Unfortunately I don't know the exact method to do that (compile a package
mm> configured for elf to generate a.out) out from the source code, but I've
mm> heard it is possible. Some feedback on the subject would be really useful
mm> as a starting point.
I might be interested in trying this if it is not impossible.
A lot happened between libc4 and libc5.
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