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Optional update for libgcc-4.1,libstdc++-4.1

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(Last modified: 02MAY2007)


solutions Optional update for libgcc-4.1, libstdc++-4.1 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ea8545892a565af183b0f83eeaeb62ad)

Applies to

Package: libgcc-4.1
libstdc++-4.1
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
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-11507
Release: 20070502
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody using SAP software should update.

Contraindications

None.

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 libstdc++.so.6 often is required. This update does the following:
It will add a new libstdc++-4.1 package providing the shared library libstdc++.so.6 . This is in addition to the pre-existing libstdc++ package, which continues to provide libstdc++.so.5.
It also will *update* your system libgcc package to libgcc-4.1. Both packages provide a libgcc_s.so.1, libgcc-4.1 just a newer version of that. It's completely backwards compatible.
Only users really requiring the new libstdc++.so.6 should install this patch, as it will break the update to SLES10 (up to SP1); file conflicts will occur if you attempt an update to SLES10 SP1 while libstdc++-4.1 and libgcc-4.1 are installed.

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 libgcc-4.1.rpm libstdc++-4.1.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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