GCC 4.x

Matthias Berndt Berndt.Matthias at gmx.de
Mon Jun 13 15:27:08 PDT 2005

On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 15:15:05 -0700
Jim Gifford <lfs at jg555.com> wrote:

> Matt, Jeremy, and LFS-Dev,
>     What are you feelings on cross-lfs moving to GCC 4.x?
>     Or do you want to continue the testing with 3.4.4, then after
>     that's completly stablized, then move to GCC 4.x?

GCC4 has some very interesting features and it prepares the collection
for the future, but it breaks a lot of unclean C++ so many packages
wouldn't compile with GCC4. AFAIK you will need a lot of patches or cvs
to compile glibc with GCC4.

IMO it makes more sense to wait for GCC4 until the teething troubles are


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