Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Michael Haubenwallner <haubi@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] Re: Prefix/Cygwin: zlib, GCC, which version?
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 07:15:19
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] Re: Prefix/Cygwin: zlib, GCC, which version? by Al
1 On 10/06/10 13:33, Al wrote:
2 >> IIRC, the reason to stick with gcc-4.2 during bootstrap is that it is the
3 >> last one not needing extra dependencies (mpfr, gmp) being merged before,
4 >> to keep bootstrap process as simple as possible.
5 >
6 > Thank you Michael. Also 4.2* needs mpfr and gmp on Cygwin,
8 IIRC, gcc-4.2 does not need mpfr and gmp for C and C++, but Fortran only - which
9 isn't needed during bootstrap: USE=-fortran should do.
11 Since gcc-4.3, also the C and C++ compilers need mpfr and gmp.
13 /haubi/
14 --
15 Michael Haubenwallner
16 Gentoo on a different level