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Re: egcs and gcc-c++

All I can offer to this conversation is that egcs programs have compiled
smoothly on my rh5.1 box - but they are about three times the size of the
original program.  I'm sure that has something to do with the object
support... but then again, I'm not a programmer either.


Tim Lyons <tlyons@digitalvoodoo.org>
DigitalVooDoo, LLP
Project Independence Mirror:

On Sat, 15 Aug 1998, Donovan Rebbechi wrote:

> While I was playing with building some of the bleeding edge KDE
> components, I discovered that some of them require egcs to build.
> Question: should we consider moving to egcs *for C++ apps* ? 
> Since I know precious little about compilers, I'll put the question to the
> experts ...
> Roberto, any ideas ? is egcs conspicuously  better as a C++ compiler  ?
> And how usable are the koffice components at this stage on linux ? 
> The thing is that if we build this, we need to switch to egcs AFAIK. It's
> probably not worth switching just for this, but if there are further
> benefits of switching, then it might be a good move. 
> -- 
> Donovan Rebbechi <elflord@pegasus.rutgers.edu>
> http://pegasus.rutgers.edu/~elflord/
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