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Re: i686-pc-linux-gnu RedHat 7.2 kernel 2.4.9-34 glibc 2.2.4-29


On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 12:21:55PM -0700, Matthew W. Funk wrote:
> Dear Sir or Madam:
> 
> I recently compiled and installed GCC on my machine, and the specific
> configuration was not listed in your successful compilation list.
> Therefore, here is all the information requested in "Step 5: Final
> Installation"...
> 
> [root@L8S9J7 gccinstall]# cat /etc/issue
> Red Hat Linux release 7.2 (Enigma)
> Kernel \r on an \m
> 
> [root@L8S9J7 gccinstall]# uname -a
> Linux L8S9J7 2.4.9-34 #1 Sat Jun 1 06:25:16 EDT 2002 i686 unknown
> [root@L8S9J7 gccinstall]# rpm -q glibc
> glibc-2.2.4-29
> [root@L8S9J7 gccinstall]# srcdir/config.guess
> i686-pc-linux-gnu
> [root@L8S9J7 gccinstall]# gcc -v
> Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-linux-gnu/3.2/specs
> Configured with: ../srcdir/configure --prefix=/usr
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.2

Thanks!  Your message is linked from the GCC 3.2 build status list at
http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-3.2/buildstat.html.
> 
> I configured with "--prefix=/usr" in order to install over the
> previous instance of GCC 2.96 (or whatever it is), included in the
> distribution. Thank you very much for all your hard work on this
> wonderful tool that I use all the time.

Installing over the compiler that comes with your distribution is
generally not a good idea.

Madam Janis


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