Subject: Re: upgrade gcc to 2.7?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/03/1995 15:10:06
In article <> (Mark F Willey) writes:
>Hi, All.
>What's the thoughts on this?  Would there be any problems with updating
>the gcc to 2.7?  I have done so on my i386 port, and know others who
>have done it on the m68k and sparc ports.  The source tarballs made last
>night compile and work fine with 2.7 (well, the ones that work with the
>current gcc, at least :).  Perhaps this would help solve our ID string
>problems as well.
>The reason I'm wanting to upgrade is that some of the newer things
>coming out count on a g++ that is evolving with the ANSI standard, such
>as octave, the math (like Matlab) package.  I hear that pentium
>optimization will be in 2.7.1.  Anyone else hear this rumor?
>Oh, the one problem that I am running into with 2.7 is that npx.c is not
>compiling due to some asm problem.  I will post about this after
>resaearching it and seeing if using the old gcc fixes it.

Have you tried to compile any c++ code with g++-2.7.0? I don't understand
how can fsf release the compile when it does not even compile groff?