Does emulators/wine really need gcc 3.3?

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Tue Nov 4 05:37:27 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 09:55:01AM +0100, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> Hi there,
> Wanted to install wine yesterday and found that it's configured to
> depend on the gcc 3.3 port. However, commenting out that dependency also
> leads to a successful build with 5.1's compiler:
> flynn at scienide% uname -srnm
> FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p10 i386
> flynn at scienide% cc -v
> Using built-in specs.
> Configured with: FreeBSD/i386 system compiler
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.2.2 [FreeBSD] 20030205 (release)
> I remember having built wine on some loonix box with gcc 3.2 in the
> past, so I take it should work in FreeBSD with that compiler as well.

>From the commit log for ports/emulators/wine/Makefile:

 revision 1.150
 date: 2003/10/17 15:37:35;  author: gerald;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -4
 Update to the 20031016 snapshot of Wine after we skipped the previous one
 which was completely broken on FreeBSD.
 Simplify post-build as I moved some part upstream and require GCC 3.3 as
 GCC 2.95 suffers from all sorts of threading/libraries issues. (GCC 3.2
 also seems fine, but the ports collection requires us to request a concrete

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Erik Trulsson
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