Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] succeed emerge gcc-4.5.3-r1 on CentOS 4.9 (glibc-2.3.4)
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2011 18:19:17
In Reply to: [gentoo-alt] succeed emerge gcc-4.5.3-r1 on CentOS 4.9 (glibc-2.3.4) by
On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 10:38 AM,  <heroxbd@×××××.com> 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.