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Re: pkg/44598 (lang/gcc44) finally works on four NetBSD versions

The following reply was made to PR pkg/44598; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/44598 (lang/gcc44) finally works on four NetBSD versions
Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 02:23:54 +0000

 On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 12:45:01PM +0000, Kai-Uwe Eckhardt wrote:
  >  the endless story of gcc44 failing to build on NetBSD finally 
  >  has an happy end. With the latest patches for stacksize and 
  >  libjava/ added locally to the version in CVS, lang/gcc44
  >  now builds on NetBSD 5.1 and current, both i386 and amd64. Raising
  >  the stacksize will fix problems on other platforms as well, if
  >  their stacksize default is less than 4 MB. The java compiler
  >  is still unusable on NetBSD but at least it does no longer stop
  >  the whole package to build. I suggest that java should not be
  >  build by default on NetBSD. Anyone interested in the java 
  >  compiler on NetBSD should work with the gcc team on making it
  >  work outside pkgsrc first. 
 What (if anything) still needs to be committed? I'd like to get this
 fixed for real so we can close the PR.
 David A. Holland

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