Subject: Re: MH and the gcc versions
To: Louis Watta <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 10/19/1996 20:58:36
On Sat, 19 Oct 1996 19:42:58 -0400 
 Louis Watta <> wrote:

 > Does anyone have MH built for netbsd 1.1
 > I keep running into problems with __crypt, and yes I have
 > installed secr11.tar.gz and I am including unistd.h.

Make sure you like with libcrypt; -lcrypt during the link phase.

 > Anyone know why distributions come with gcc version 2.4.5.

That was the old gcc that was integrated in the tree at that time.

 > Alot of stuff won't build with this version, stuff meaning public 
 > software, freeware, shareware, etc.  It could be that the source code
 > won't build under a greater version, I don't know so I thought I would
 > ask.

There were problems with the m68k support in gcc 2.5 and 2.6 ... they were
finally solved in 2.7 ... NetBSD 1.2 shipped with 2.7.2.


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