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Re: Libc questions for development with SGI compiler

Subject: Re: Libc questions for development with SGI compiler
From: Systemkennung Linux <>
Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 22:16:06 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199605162001.NAA19590@Crissy.Stanford.EDU> from "Steph Hannon" at May 16, 96 01:01:13 pm

> I am trying to use the newly developed compiler for SGI.  I am a little 
> confused about which libraries I should be using.  I initially thought that
> libc-4.6.27.tar.gz

Most of Linux itself and related programs has been developed using GCC.
If you don't intend to rewrite _large_ parts of the code use GCC 2.7.2 plus
my patches from  SGI's C compiler may be superior in many
aspects but it donesn't have the goodies that GCC has ...

The same applies for as/ld/objdump/ranlib etc.  Use the versions built with
from bintuils-2.6.tar.gz plus my patches from or get fun ...

> was the correct set but it doesn't contain stdlib.h, file.h and many others.  
> I know I am missing something basic, but I am new to this game :)  Can 
> someone tell me what libraries I should be using and where I can get them.

stdlib.h is part of the include file archive which is a separate archive
named include-4.6.27.tar.gz.  Some of the include files are generated
during the installation of GCC in


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