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Re: [MiNT] [Mint-cvs] [FreeMiNT CVS] freemint/sys/sockets/inet4

On Fri, 2010-01-01 at 23:05 +0100, Jo Even Skarstein wrote:
> Mark Duckworth wrote:
> > Ok, I am able to get maximum free memory on 14mb falcon afer mint of
> > 11,176K.  A make distclean runs out of memory even.  So there is no way
> > to build freemint on a stock falcon with gcc 2.95.3 even.
> I don't remember the details, but under certain circumstances I ran out
> of memory on my 32Mb Afterburner while building MiNT with 2.95. So I'm
> not surprised that it doesn't work on a 14Mb Falcon.
> Anyway, gcc is so slow that it's not practically usable on a plain
> Falcon. Why are we using this compiler? Because of the lack of alternatives?

I think given it's long standing use, it's been the de-facto standard
for us.

I've no adverseness to blessing 4.4.2 and moving on though. There are
things I'm doing in my local CVS copy that are 4.x only.