I'd like to know why some values of machine/_G_config.h are different on alpha than on i386 -- in special: _G_HAVE_SYS_RESOURCE -- why's that 0 on alpha? It's 1 on i386. my alpha has "1" for this. sounds like a build problem (_G_config.h is a built file, see gnu/lib/libstdc++/config). .mrg.