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Optional update for the GCC suite

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(Last modified: 02JUN2004)


solutions Optional update for the GCC suite SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e14713b869807d573d25c2900bb4477e)

Applies to

Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

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

Indications

Everybody using one of the packages the GCC suite provides might be interested
in this 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]
Additionally the update synchronises the gcc packages across the architectures supported by SUSE.
Note: The new packages have to be installed manually - not by the YOU application.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages 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-g77.rpm gcc-objc.rpm libobjc.rpm gcc-info.rpm gcc-java.rpm libgcj.rpm libgcj-devel.rpm gnat.rpm gnat-runtime.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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