install older version than 4.0.0

Ian Lance Taylor ian@airs.com
Sun Jul 3 22:07:00 GMT 2005


"Qinghai  Zhang" <qz27@cornell.edu> writes:

>    I have Fedora Core 4 installed on my PC and the gcc installed is 4.0.0.
> To compile some other older software, I have to have gcc3.3.2
> installed. So I following the standard steps on the website of
> gcc.gnu.org:
> 
> tar zxf gcc-3.3.2.tar
> ../gccObj/configure --prefix=/usr/local/gcc-3.3.2
> make bootstrap
> 
> However, 'make bootstrap' spat out the following error shortly after it
> was launched:
> 
> ../../gcc-3.3.2/gcc/read-rtl.c: In function ‘fatal_with_file_and_line’:
> ../../gcc-3.3.2/gcc/read-rtl.c:53: warning: traditional C rejects ISO C
> style fu nction definitions
> ../../gcc-3.3.2/gcc/read-rtl.c: In function ‘read_rtx’:
> ../../gcc-3.3.2/gcc/read-rtl.c:653: error: invalid lvalue in increment
> make[2]: *** [read-rtl.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/qz27/gccObj/gcc'
> make[1]: *** [stage1_build] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/qz27/gccObj/gcc'
> make: *** [bootstrap] Error 2
> 
> 
>    Could you please give me some idea about how to work around this?
> Thanks a lot for your help!

Use gcc 3.3.6 instead.  It's unlikely that there is a program which
requires 3.3.2 but can not be built with 3.3.6.

If you really just want to patch 3.3.2, this is the patch you want:
    http://gcc.gnu.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/gcc/include/obstack.h.diff?r1=1.5&r2=1.5.50.1

Ian



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