[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [MiNT] almost there..... Newbie trying to compile Mint v1.17...

On Fri, 2011-02-11 at 05:39 -0800, WongCK wrote:
> > 
> > No, it isn't. The true source of the problem is incorrect code  or
> > options. -Werror is there for a reason to identify them to  the
> > developer.
> > 
> Sorry, I then must have misunderstood the meaning of a release version.
> To me a release version is strip of all debugging stuff and no errors/warning if 
> I recompile it.
> And this is what we defined at my workplace.

It is, if you used gcc 4.4.x which is what it was built with.

> Otherwise how can one rebuild a release version if one still needs to modify the 
> code?

I've stated previously until someone builds with the older gcc 2.95.3
and actually posts problems things will go unsolved.

> There is no guarantee that be the same as the one that was released if we need 
> to modify the code.

Different gcc versions will produce different code anyway, so there's no
guarantee that your 2.95.3 will produce the same as gcc 4.4.3 which is
what I built the 1.17.0 release with.

> Unless of course you are telling me the freemint-1_17_0 is not the release.

It is, just that you are using an old GCC version. And as such, it may
not build again with a newer GCC version either, for example, if GCC 5.0
comes out, then similar issues can still happen even after a blessed