upgrade gcc on fedora core 4

john wendel jwendel10 at comcast.net
Sat Sep 11 16:24:46 UTC 2010

On 09/11/2010 01:33 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 09/10/2010 07:55 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
>> On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 11:10:56 -0700
>> JD wrote:
>>> If you build it from gnu tarball, then you will not get the
>>> fixes that go into it from the community before it is used
>>> in a distro. But then, it might give the op what s/he wants.
>> Of course the odds are good that the source is using
>> features not supported on the ancient gcc in fc4, so
>> you might need to build several historical versions
>> to bootstrap up to the latest gcc :-).
> gcc is written in Standard C so that it can bootstrap on many
> systems.  It'll be fine.
> Andrew.

I seem to recall that the GNU compiler developers have recently allowed 
C++ code in the compilers. Don't know what version that started with.


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