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Re: gcc include strangeness

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Subject: Re: gcc include strangeness
From: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 18:08:29 +0100
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 05:53:25PM +0100, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 04:37:32PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 03:27:08PM +0100, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > > 
> > > The glibc-2.2.5/FAQ says:
> > >   1.20.   Which tools should I use for MIPS?
> > > 
> > >   {AJ} You should use the current development version of gcc 3.0 or newer 
> > > from
> > >   CVS.  gcc 2.95.x does not work correctly on mips-linux.
> > > 
> > 
> > Its not about gcc development but rather keeping a distribution in
> > sync. All Debian archs try to use the same compiler which is currently
> > 2.95.4 which we are happy with right now - Except some minor issues
> > breaking 2-3 Packages ...
> 
> So does this mean that Debian's gcc 2.95.4 works on MIPS?
The whole distribution is compiled with 2.95.4.

> Does it include patches which are not in CVS (gcc-2_95-branch)?
Yes. See the debian/patches directory after unpacking the
source-package.
 -- Guido

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