Re: ATTENTION WITH RED HAT 7 gcc 2.96 compiler

Subject: Re: ATTENTION WITH RED HAT 7 gcc 2.96 compiler
From: Jesper Skov (
Date: Tue Mar 13 2001 - 08:43:38 CST

>>>>> "Bernard" == Bernard REVET <> writes:

Bernard> 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

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

That's possible. But that's not true for AbiWord (or any other package
shipped with RH7 for that matter) which is what this mailing list is


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