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Recommended update for the GCC suite

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(Last modified: 02JUN2004)


solutions Recommended update for the GCC suite SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (716757ce2d79850208f8fd653e3e1b4a)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64

Package: gcc
libgcc
cpp
gcc-c++
libstdc++
libstdc++-devel
gcc-info
gcc-g77
gcc-java
gcc-objc
libgcj
libgcj-devel
Release: 20040602
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody using one of the packages the GCC suite provides should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This updates fixes some problems in corner cases of code generation, when optimization is used:
  • bug#33343 codegen bug
  • bug#34257 compiler bug with optimization -O2 enabled
  • bug#39078 compiler optimization bug in C++ standard templates [LTC7624]

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh gcc.rpm libgcc.rpm cpp.rpm gcc-c++.rpm libstdc++.rpm libstdc++-devel.rpm gcc-info.rpm gcc-g77.rpm gcc-java.rpm gcc-objc.rpm libgcj.rpm libgcj-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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