Ariel Faigon writes:
> :Miguel de Icaza writes:
> : > I am running into a little problem. The binary gcc that is
> : > available on the free software collection is for Irix 5.3 and the
> : > include files that are packaged with it are not quite ok for Irix 6.2
> : In what way do the 5.3 include files cause problems?
> [Note: I'm taking care of Miguel in private email]
> The headers that come with gcc are:
> 1) Only a very small subset of the full set of headers
> which were preprocessed by gcc 'fix_header' utility.
> 2) Correspond to the OS version on which gcc was built
> which may be incompatible in subtle ways with the
> runtime libraries on a later OS version.
> Since Miguel's Indy is (apparently) a 6.2 IRIX, possibly
> without all the necessary header patches, and the gcc he
> is trying was built on 5.3, I can see why he has header
If the old headers do not work on the new system, that is a
bug, not a feature. There had better not be any subtle
incompatibilities. (New headers will not work on an old system, but
that is a different problem.)