On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 10:38 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hey guys and gals,
> I was hesitating to try gcc-4.5.3 on a CentOS 4.9 with stone aged
> glibc-2.3 when I am bootstrapping it. In the past my experience with a
> couple of old machines is that >=gcc-4.3 never emerge with <=glibc-2.5
> without USE vanilla.
> A thread discussed this too. It was a failure of CentOS 5, which
> makes CentOS 4 more scaring.
> To my surprise, gcc-4.5.3 USE 'fortran mudflap nls nptl openmp' worked!
It isn't really a surprise to me. I've NEVER had gcc problems on RHEL4
(glibc-2.3.4 or so). But there are reports of problems with RHEL5.
Gotta love linux, huh? =P
> Maybe we can make a prefix gcc / glibc version compatibility matrix to
> track these reports
> 1. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.alt/6110/focus=6119