gcc-3.3 issues

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Fri Jul 18 09:12:24 PDT 2003

On Friday 18 July 2003 17:37, Alexander Kabaev wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 10:33:58 -0500
> "Jacques A. Vidrine" <nectar at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > I also recall lots of missing `typename's in the system headers that
> > were resolved in the actual GCC distribution.
> >
> > Alexander, do the STL headers et. al. get updated with the rest of the
> > compiler chain?
> Yes. But libstdc++ itself lags a bit behind GCC features. The reason why
> GCC ports are not reporting any errors is because by default GCC
> suppresses warnings from system headers, and C++ headers are considered
> system. We disable this suppression in imported compiler.

I guess the next question is whether this is fixable, maybe even by enabling 
said supression, at least for a short while. It seems the better fix than to 
go and remove -pedantic from all the helloworlds that may linger in the 

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