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Re: Can we have g++/libstdc 32 packages



 --- Milan Kerslager <milan kerslager pslib cz> wrote: > On Thu, Jul
31, 2003 at 09:43:57AM +0100, Mike Martin wrote:
> >  --- Elliot Lee <sopwith redhat com> wrote: > On Wed, 30 Jul
> 2003,
> > Mike Martin wrote:
> > > 
> > > > This causes problems with packages that dont compile with 3.3
> > > 
> > > Those packages need to be fixed.
> > > 
> > 
> > yes - I know these packages should be fixed.
> > 
> > BUT - it does put the user trying to compile software in a
> > frustrating position especially when it relates to fairly
> important
> > packages like gstreamer.
> 
> The distribution has gcc32 package so you are free to use older
> compiler
> (that possibly works).
> 

you missed what I said about c++ code being referenced - for pure c
code gcc32 works

> Anyway - the maintainer of gstreamer shoud fix his package and this
> is
> the only way to force him to do it.

its not only gstreamer

> 
> We need better compiler all the time. We need to be able to use it
> in
> Enterprise environment (like glibc with NTPL etc). This is not
> possible
> to use 5 years old compiler with bilions of documented bugs and
> workarounds included to our source code.

not talking about 5 years old compiler - I am referring to a previous
point release.

previously, when RH has included a new compiler, compat packages have
been included for previous version

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