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    Debian switches to GCC 3.2 as default compiler
    Submitted by ametzler on Wednesday, January 08, 2003 – 09:09
    DebianRyan Murray posted some great news to debian-devel-announce yesterday. After long preparations and tests (and waiting for gcc to compile and work properly on m68k – Robot101) Debian has finally changed the default compiler (available as “gcc” and “g++”) to gcc 3.2 on all architectures in sid.

    Because gcc 3.2 changes the C++ ABI (you cannot link an application against two different C++ libraries, one compiled with gcc 2.95, the other compiled with gcc 3.2) the transition required careful preparations, and the change requires that the package maintainers follow the transition plan.

    Thanks to the gcc maintainers and all the other people who made this possible.

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    Subject: Re: But they have to..
    Author: ErikMeusel
    Date: Sunday, 2003/02/09 – 14:58
    > you cannot install gstreamer-plugins because gstreamer-arts ist built against
    > libarts and not against libarts1.
    Try to compile and install gstreamer-plugins from source-package. I’ve recently provided a patch to support linking against libarts1.

    lg
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