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Re: wstring implementation problem

On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 05:44:10PM +0200, Andrew Snare wrote:
> At 10:01 AM 5/16/01 -0400, Phil Edwards wrote:
> >On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 01:27:32PM +0300, wrote:
> > > Im having problems with using wstring with gcc 2.95.3 on RedHat 7.0. I 
> > have
> > > seen reports of similar problems, but none of them seem to work for me. I
> > > tried applying the changes to bastring.h and string (the uncommenting
> > > wstring typedef, etc.). Do you have any suggestions for getting this work?
> > > Are there any patches ready to solve this problem?
> >
> >The libstdc++ in 2.95.* has been deprecated and more-or-less abandoned.
> >Please try one of the 3.0-prerelease snapshots, which contains a totally
> >rewritten libstdc++, including wstring support.
> Note: if you're restricted to using gcc 2.95.3, the most recent libstdc++ 
> that will work is libstdc++ 2.90.8.

Yes.  If you're going to try building libstdc++-v3 on its own, definitely
check out first.

> It still has quite a lot of bugs, but 
> more recent versions don't work.

That's not quite right.  When taking about libstdc++-v3, it would be more
accurate to say that 2.95.3 isn't "working".  The new library is designed
to work with the new compiler, not the old compiler.


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