[MPlayer-users] RedHat 6.2 gcc

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Tue Oct 30 15:55:42 CET 2001


> > > this only mean that egcs is part of gcc
> > no egcs is an unofficial gcc modification.
> as far as i remember, egcs was a separate compiler (can't tell whether
> it was a gcc modification or a completely new compiler), which at some
> point got approved as the official gnu compiler, replacing the then-gcc,
> and thus in later versions named 'gcc' and not 'egcs'. so it seems
> gcc 2.95.3 is egcs too, in terms of inheritance :)

AFAIK, the gcc development forked at version 2.7.x, the core team continued
gcc (2.8.x) and the 'opensource community' continued as egcs.
Later the core team found egcs better and they merged the projects -> gcc
2.9x and above.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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