g++ development tools are missing

Todd Vierling tv@pobox.com
Mon Apr 20 08:09:00 GMT 1998

On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Robert Williams wrote:

: Shouldn't egcs include the g++ development
: tools, such as include files: String.h, iostream.h, etc?
: Where are they?

egcs includes the iostream, as that is part of ANSI C++ (libstdc++).
However, it does not include String.h, Regex.h, or any other libg++ add-on,
as that is now a separate package (available on GNU mirror sites as
libg++- ...

It's probably a good idea, if starting a new C++ project, to pick up one of
the books on the ANSI C++ standard.  libg++ is going out of favor and its
add-ons may not be around too much longer.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal tv@pobox.com; Bus. todd_vierling@xn.xerox.com)

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