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Nick Burrett nick at dsvr.net
Sun Mar 21 02:46:44 PST 2004


Alex Waugh wrote:
> In message <cvsadmin1079795526 at cvsserver>
>           admin <gcc-cvs at hard-mofo.dsvr.net> wrote:
>>-<p>The current release is <b>not</b> suitable for generating 32-bit programs -
>>-the default output is for 26-bit operating systems.  If you'd like 32-bit support, then try a test version below.</p>
>>+<p>This release is suitable for generating 32-bit programs and by default will generate 32-bit compatible applications.
>>+Future GCC 3.4 or 3.5 releases will not include support for 26-bit operating systems.</p>
> 
> 
> I don't see any reason for not supporting 26-bit operating systems.

I can't see a good reason for supporting 26-bit operating systems.  IIRC 
it was mentioned that 32-bit apps work on the 26-bit OS anyway.


Nick.







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