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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Re: Gentoo GCC testing (was Gentoo doc updat

From: Tony Theodore
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Re: Gentoo GCC testing (was Gentoo doc update)
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2010 21:16:21 +1000

On 6 June 2010 19:25, Nikos Chantziaras <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 06/06/2010 11:22 AM, Tony Theodore wrote:
>> On 6 June 2010 17:17, hoijui<address@hidden>  wrote:
>>> btw...
>>> i had the same issue over a year ago, when i tried to use your script.
>>> back then, i did not use gentoo at all (had Ubuntu). It was also not
>>> gcc 4.5 at the time of course, and it was also a totally different
>>> machine ...
>>> but i do not want us to rely on my bad memory for this ;-)
>> I don't think anyone could remember a bug from a year ago, but it may
>> have been a similar type of issue.
>>> could i do any tests, maybe with the new versions, trying different
>>> versions of (mingw-)gcc?
>>> i am willing to do so, if you tell me what would make sense.
>> That would be good if you could try installing a later version of GCC,
>> 4.4.3-r2 looks like it's stable [1]. Does Gentoo let you install
>> multiple versions of GCC in case you don't want to use it as your
>> default one?
> You can install multiple major as well as minor (after enabling a USE flag)
> GCC versions.  When you install one, the default stays as it was and can be
> changed with the "gcc-config" command.
> I have multiple GCC versions installed that way for quite a while in order
> to test whether my code stays compilable with GCC versions still used out
> there (3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5).

Thanks Nikos, that's useful to know. Did you do anything special to
get 4.5 to build and does a recent mingw-cross-env (last release or
current dev) work on your system?



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