Subject: Re: Please align lists for checkflist.
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Lars-Johan Liman <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/13/2006 16:16:24
> The default for HAVE_GCC is set in src/share/mk/, and a
> number of the NetBSD ports have been switched to GCC 4 during the
> previous month.  This is for -current, of course.

> I'm not sure I'd call it documentation, though...  Christos sent
> a note to thist list on Jun 23 that a number of ports have now
> had their defaults for HAVE_GCC changed to version 4, wich
> credits to the Matthew Green (GCC4) and Nathan Williams (GDB6,
> not yet default).

> The important caveat when upgrading across this boundary is to
> note that C++ in GCC has changed the ABI yet again, with the
> obvious consequence that libraries and apps from before/after the
> switch will not mix.

OK, thanks for info. I _did_ know to BE careful, and now I know better
HOW to be careful ... :-)