[openbeos] Re: gcc 3.x ABI

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 19:15:03 -0400

I am not at all opposed to using 2.95.6 if someone wants to port it. 
I think that the newest (final? Did they stop supporting 2.95?) version of
GCC2 is probably a good thing. I do want to hold the line on 3.0, at least 
until R1 is done.

>I would want to use the latest 2.95 version and try to get the running.
>The ABI converter between 2.95 and 3 might even be impossible to do (at 
>least there might be more than one way to demangle a symbol, so the 
>linker would need to help).
>Anyway, with the "fun" I already had with Be's gcc, I really think we 
>should switch to something newer, if possible (also MMX/3Dnow! support 
>would be a nice addition).
>But I also think it may make sense to wait with gcc 3 until we have R1 
>   Axel.

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