Re: ATTENTION WITH RED HAT 7 gcc 2.96 compiler

Subject: Re: ATTENTION WITH RED HAT 7 gcc 2.96 compiler
From: Bernard_REVET (
Date: Tue Mar 13 2001 - 14:34:45 CST

Jesper Skov a écrit :

> >>>>> "Bernard" == Bernard REVET <> writes:
> Bernard> The worst are the compilers which come with Red Hat 7 even
> Bernard> the upgrade versions . Being so in a bleeding edge gcc 2.96
> Bernard> is just not stable and should not be used if you do not want
> Bernard> to be with nighmares while compiling . Just replace it with
> I'm sorry, but that's just plain nonsense. Correct, the compiler is
> not an official GCC release, but that does not make it any more
> unstable than any other compiler shipped with past RHL releases.
> After all, all your RH7 packages were built with that compiler...
> Jesper / this one on my account, not speaking officially for RH

Sorry to disagree with your point.
Many programs do compile fine with gcc 2.95 and do not with 2.96

and this is not plain nonsense!!!!

Yours sincerely


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