Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: 1.3.3 g++ hosed
To: Terry Lambert <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/19/1999 13:01:07
On Tue, 19 Jan 1999, Terry Lambert wrote:

: I suggest g++ 2.8.[12] plus the threads exception patches in the FreeBSD
: port.

NetBSD-current contains egcs 1.1.1.  A major compiler change won't happen in
a patch release such as 1.3.4; it will show up in 1.4[.0].

: I don't know how married to the idea of kernel threads as discrete
: kernel schedulable entities NetBSD is, but if you plan on having user
: space components to the scheduler at all, and you don't want to have to
: eat the overhead for wrapped calls in the case of unthreaded programs,
: then egcs doesn't cut it.

This is not in the scope of this (mail) thread - but as a point of
information, NetBSD is not going down the "libc_r" route, precluding much of
what you're saying here.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.