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Re: cygwin64 install g++ v 4.6.4
- From: Csaba Raduly <rcsaba at gmail dot com>
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- Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 10:47:48 +0200
- Subject: Re: cygwin64 install g++ v 4.6.4
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On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 6:19 AM, Philapol wrote:
> I would like to install g++ v 4.6.4 under cygwin64 but only v 4.8.2 is
> available. What is the procedure to install this older version?
> Note: I have a large (~500K loc) C++ project that builds under Ubuntu 12.04
> LTS / g++ 4.6.4; however, it will not build under cygwin64 using g++ v 4.8.2.
What was the error message?
Have you tried building it with g++ 4.8.2 under Ubuntu 12.04?
There are PPAs for it
or you could build a gcc 4.8.2 from source.
There's a possibility that g++4.8.2 is stricter than g++4.6.4 and your
code won't build with g++4.8.2 on any platform, in which case the
Right Thing (tm) is to correct the errors in your project.
I'm typing this on an Ubuntu LTS 12.04 so I can't check what the
previous version of GCC is on Cygwin, but it's probably some other
4.8.x so choosing "previous" in Cygwin's setup.exe probably won't
Your options include building a GCC 4.6.4 from source or the Cygwin
Time Machine ( http://www.fruitbat.org/Cygwin/ )
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