[openbeos] Re: gcc 3.x ABI

  • From: Fred K Ollinger <follinge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: OpenBeOS List <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 11:52:46 -0400 (EDT)

> Since the gcc 3.X change its ABI, does it means gcc 3.0 will not be
> usable under BeOS R5.

No. It will work fine if it's ported.

You won't be able to link to c++ code compiled w/ old gcc, however.

I didn't think that the beos kernel was compiled w/ gcc at all and even if
it was, you can run things w/ gcc-3.2 on a kernel compiled w/ and earlier
version. I'm doing it right now.

Fred Ollinger

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