[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD

Toon Moene toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Mon Apr 4 16:51:27 EDT 2005


Joe Landman wrote:

> Hi Bob:
> 
>   My main thesis really is that FC-x != FC-(x+1) in terms of core 
> interfaces.  As we have read from Toon, gcc4.0 won't have a g77 (for 
> good reasons), and FC4 will be using gcc4.0.   gcc4.0 != gcc 3.4.

For maximum clarity:  A GNU/Linux *distributor* can still decide to have 
gcc4.0 as its main compiler and offering gcc3.4 (with g77) in 
/opt/{bin,lib,man,info}.

In fact, that is what we have been advocating on the GCC mailing lists 
for some time now.

Hope this helps,

-- 
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