DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2006-11
GCC 4.1 status
because some people have asked about this in the past, here's the
current status of GCC 4.1 support:
- Building world & kernel works with CCVER=gcc41.
- sephe has provided a patch that imports GCC 4.1's crtstuff.c. It can
be found at http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/crtstuff2.diff. It fixes
issues with static binaries and makes __constructor work (for
- After applying this patch, a 4.1 world can be installed and will work
except for C++ stuff which has problems with GCC 4.1's libstdc++.so.9
(some 'Unknown symbol ""' error, don't remember exactly). This issue
hasn't been fixed so far but it seems to be the last (?) major issue
- Regarding running a 4.1 kernel: The last time I tried this it
immediately crashed at the very beginning. But it was before sephe's
patch, so I don't know if that changed anything.