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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-22 11:56:38

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sun May 20 2007, Eric Niebler <> wrote:
>> Thomas Witt wrote:
>>> Nicola Musatti wrote:
>>>> Tim Blechmann wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>> When all's said and done it's a question of defining the scope of 1.34.1
>>>> . In my opinion the couple of weeks Thomas wrote about are way too
>>>> short to add other compilers to those officially supported by 1.34.x .
>>> I don't think we'll make 4.2 a required plattform. That being said, this will be fixed.
>> I've committed the fix, but I don't have gcc 4.2 to test. (It's refusing
>> to build for me in cygwin because of UNIX/DOS line-end woes.)
> Hm, I've never seen that.
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/gcc-4.2 --enable-languages=c,c++
> make
> make install
> ?

As I said, it doesn't work on cygwin for me because of line ending
problems. It does things like "echo stage3 > stage_final", and elsewhere
uses `stage_final`-sometag, which doesn't generate a proper identifier
because of the \r\n at the end of the stage_final file.

Eric Niebler
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