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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-15 17:58:34

----- Original Message -----
From: "Raoul Gough" <raoulgough_at_[hidden]>

> > I am done with changes on the RC_1_28_0 branch, and have notified Beman
> > that he can go ahead with the release. Congratulations on your
> > work, everyone!
> Hi Dave,
> I've just got g++ 3.0.4 running on my cygwin system, and I think the
> comments we've got on the -L/usr/local/lib linker option for STLport
> be a bit misleading. It seems like the heap of errors you get are because
> the linker is finding the old 2.95.3 libraries *before* the new ones,
> spoils the whole party.


> Adding -L/usr/local/lib simply alters the search
> order - if you de-install the old compiler, the problem disappears
> the need for the -L setting. Has the release gone out yet? If not, it
> be worth modifying the docco appropriately.

Lots of people (like me) want to be able to test with both versions, so
don't want to deinstall their existing compiler (how do you do that,

So I think the instructions are close to optimal. The
addditional -L/usr/local/lib doesn't hurt anything, and it might be



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