HEADS DOWN: gcc 4.2 import

Daniel Eischen deischen at freebsd.org
Wed May 16 20:19:02 UTC 2007


On Wed, 16 May 2007, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 12:15:03PM -0700, Matthew Jacob wrote:
>>>>>> regards
>>>>>> Claus
>>>>>>
>>>>> Some stuff is for gcc41 but thanks- I'll see if this works for me.
>>>>
>>>> I guess you just download contrib-gcc42.tar.gz rather than
>>>> contrib-gcc41.tar.gz.
>>>
>>> I think this pre-dates symbol versioning, which is apparently the
>>> current blocking issue.
>>
>>
>> Do I take this to mean "not yet" for patches to try?
>
> It should be fine if you are only compiling the kernel, but you'll
> probably have to patch against a pre-symver tree to make world with.

Just don't try a non-symver-enabled installworld after a symver-enabled
installworld.  See UPDATING for more info.

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DE


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