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Optional update for libgcc-41 and libstdc++-41


(Last modified: 19NOV2007)

solutions Optional update for libgcc-41 and libstdc++-41 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ad03695b1fd135337b0d0731c09caaa9)

Applies to

Package: libgcc-41
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-11775
Release: 20071119
Obsoletes: none


Everybody using SAP software should update.



Problem description

Some C++ software compiled on systems newer than SLES9 might also need newer shared libraries to be able to run on SLES9. In particular often is required. This update does the following:
It will add a new libstdc++-41 package providing the shared library . This is in addition to the pre-existing libstdc++ package, which continues to provide
It also will *update* your system libgcc package to libgcc-41. Both packages provide a, libgcc-41 just a newer version of that. It's completely backwards compatible.
Only users really requiring the new should install this patch, as it will break the update to SLES10 (up to and including SP1); file conflicts will occur if you attempt an update to SLES10 SP1 while libstdc++-41 and libgcc-41 are installed.


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 -Fhv libgcc-41.rpm libstdc++-41.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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