[lokisetup] gcc 3.2
chunky at icculus.org
Mon Dec 9 19:13:00 EST 2002
On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 04:11:15PM -0800, Stephane Peter wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 16:07, Chunky Kibbles wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 04:04:51PM -0800, Stephane Peter wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 16:00, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> > > > Hey guys. I'm new to the list and wanted to get some key insights from
> > > > people who are 'in the know' with all the cool features that have been
> > > > added to setup lately.
> > > >
> > > > 1) Is there a way to detect a gcc 3.2 system now? And a place for binaries?
> > >
> > > Not directly. You may be able to detect it through scripts, but I can
> > > hardly see how this would be helpful. Binaries should not depend on a
> > > particular version of gcc...
> > As in, the binaries that you're distributing as part of your program
> > that's being installed.
> The same practice should be used for all binaries, that is both Setup
> binaries and the programs you distribute using Setup. In some cases, you
> may also want to have a separate "dynamic" distribution of the same
> binaries with all LGPL'ed libraries as dynamic dependencies, to comply
> with the license.
> > Currently, for eg, I've heard of problems with my UnrealI stuff from
> > people who're on GCC 3 Systems; they essentially require a different
> > binary...
> I hope you don't mean that past static binaries are broken now ;)
Nope. I mean that right now, if you have a modern system, it won't
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