On Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at 08:24 PM, Peter-Henry Mander wrote:
> Hi Chad,
> cehardin@... wrote:
>> On Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at 06:43 AM, Pablo Di Noto wrote:
>> I've done some big changes to the source tree in the past couple
>> days. Now the tree can be built without being root, this keeps it
>> from accidentally destroying your OS setup. The catch is that it
>> uses sudo, so that has to be configured.
> ooOOOohh I like the sound of that! Thanks for the hard work Chad. :-)
:-). I knew it was something that had to be done!
>> I guess the biggest factor is what version of gcc and binutils the
>> distro has.
> What are the versions you use? On SUSE 8.2 we have:
> - gcc version 3.3-23
> - binutils version 18.104.22.168.18-21
I think that should be fine. I wonder if they have added some patches
which will make the build fail?
>>> I plan to update my working copies and retry on a vmwared SuSE 8.2.
> I've been using SuSE 8.1, Pablo, (I think, or was it 8.0?) but I
> accidentally zapped the installed OS and it wouldn't boot, hence my
> ooOOOohh above. I haven't had the time to try again since then, sorry
> Chad. I've now got a stack of nine new machines delivered to the Co.
> office, so until they're commissioned, I can have another go. Reports
Geez. nine machines? When you checkout with cvs, make sure you
checkout the Prometheus2 module, not the Prometheus module.
> I've had issues with SuSE 8.2 for other reasons, but it was due to
> compiling code with strstream legacy stuff. gcc 3.3 no longer has
> library support for some old C++ code. Although I doubt this will
> affect Chad's cutting edge work.
Cutting Edge? you're too kind! :-)