gcc compiles assert() to code that requires linking with gcc
Martin v. Loewis
Tue Jun 27 00:21:00 GMT 2000
> But assert() is more important, because it affects *every* Sparc
> Solaris machine, while integer multiply affects only (I'm speculating)
> < 10% of Sparc Solaris machines, and `long long' only affects
> libraries using non-portable features.
I believe your speculation is wrong. GCC, in default configuration,
will produce V7 binaries - independent of what the machine it happens
to be installed on supports. So dependency on libgcc.a affects the
majority of gcc sparc installations.
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