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From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
Subject: Re: succeed emerge gcc-4.5.3-r1 on CentOS 4.9 (glibc-2.3.4)
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 13:19:01 -0500
On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 10:38 AM,  <heroxbd@...> wrote:
> Hey guys and gals,
>
> I was hesitating to try gcc-4.5.3 on a CentOS 4.9 with stone aged
> glibc-2.3 when I am bootstrapping it. In the past my experience with a
> couple of old machines is that >=gcc-4.3 never emerge with <=glibc-2.5
> without USE vanilla.
>
> A thread discussed this too[1]. It was a failure of CentOS 5, which
> makes CentOS 4 more scaring.
>
> To my surprise, gcc-4.5.3 USE 'fortran mudflap nls nptl openmp' worked!

It isn't really a surprise to me. I've NEVER had gcc problems on RHEL4
(glibc-2.3.4 or so). But there are reports of problems with RHEL5.
Gotta love linux, huh? =P

> Maybe we can make a prefix gcc / glibc version compatibility matrix to
> track these reports :)
>
> Yours,
> Benda
>
> 1. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.alt/6110/focus=6119


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