Subject: Re: how to set gcc3 as default compiler
To: Jaka Jejcic <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/2003 23:43:30
On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Jaka Jejcic wrote:
> > > Technicaly we could. The problem is the compiler itself. I don't find it
> > > stable enough.
> > C'mon
> > I use it daily since 08/2002 on MacOSX/Darwin, and never, never had a
> > crash. And I don't think that Apple's modifications did stabilize the
> > stuff.
> > And on FreeBSD 5 I've built the world and KDE without any problem, too.
> > The only drawback for gcc3 is the trollo?d Gnu license :-)
> I'm happy for you and I am not sure what was wrong with mine (I guess
> I was just too busy at the time to really explore it). But I'll sure
> give it another try and send-pr when/if I encounter trouble.
> For now I think it was the optimizations (the reason for it in the first
> place) that caused trouble.
I've just started compiling up packages on a -current sparc64
box using the gcc3 package, and its massively better than 2.9.5
(which couldn't compile anything reliably with -O2).
David/absolute -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --