From: Caolan McNamara (Caolan.McNamara at domain ul.ie)
Date: Wed 06 Oct 1999 - 17:42:58 IST
On 06-Oct-99 Someone or other wrote:
>Thanks for all the help, I think I've got them all, but still no joy, I'm
>afraid. Maybe I've missed something obvious, but I still seg-fault all the
>time. I wonder if some kind soul out there would take the time to test on
>a RH6 box (with egcs and libstdc++) whether the Wavelet compression
>package available at
>http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~gdavis/wavelet/wavelet.html will compile on
>your machine, or whether it's just mine. I understand if everyone has
>something better to do :) I'd just like either third-party confirmation
>that it's not me being a schmuck, or proof that I am :)
Just to drive you demented I compiled it on a stock redhat 6.0 machine
with no special bits at all, and it works grand. No errors no flaws etc.
>Thanks a lot, if you get the time, and never mind if you don't. By the
>way, are RedHat 5.* and RedHat 6.* not executable incompatible, or is it
>just me again? If so, why? And why was gcc dropped from redhat in 6.0?
gcc was dropped in favour of egcs because its really the next gcc in beta,
and is as good or slightly better for c, and is incredibly better for c++.
It implements a load more of c++ than the last stable gcc.
Real Life: Caolan McNamara * Doing: MSc in HCI
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