gcc-2.95.3, lfs-cvs, c++

Edward Pinski pinskie at physics.uc.edu
Tue May 20 14:28:09 PDT 2003

> On Tue, 20 May 2003, Edward Pinski wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > 	Since we are installing the c++ compiler in chapter 6 during
> > the installation of 2.95.3, we should probably make it such that it will
> > work correctly as done in BLFS, or just make it --enable-languages=c
> > otherwise we will be installing a broken c++ compiler from 2.95.3 if
> > somebody needs to compile a package with it.  Obviously the C compiler
> > works fine, otherwise things would have been changed by now.  But
> > anyway, if we're gonna enable it, we should more than likely create
> > a working compiler, than a borked compiler which does not work.  I
> > personally think we should just drop it, since it's not needed for
> > lfs building.
> >
> > Edward Pinski
> >
>  --enable-languages=c,c++ only got back in about two weeks ago!  If
> you only build c, -Wreturn-type is not recognised as a valid flag in c.
> Yes, this is a bug in gcc's build, so feel free to submit a patch upstream.
> Meanwhile, building without c++ breaks at least nvidia's scripts.
> Ken

If that's the case, then we should fix the c++ so that it work.
Rather than just building c++ to fix the c compiler.  That way we're
not installing a broken c++ compiler.

Edward Pinski
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