Where can I download gcc3.2 packages for Cygwin?

TAN TH tanthiamhuat@yahoo.com
Thu Oct 6 08:27:00 GMT 2005


gcc is part of the package of Cygwin. it is in /bin
directory.
try
# which gcc

--- Larry Hall
<lh-no-personal-replies-please@cygwin.com> wrote:

> At 05:35 PM 10/5/2005, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I am a newbie for Cygwin. I need to compile
> something
> >that can only be compiled under gcc3.2. I know the
> >current gcc versions for Cygwin are 3.3.3 and
> 3.3.4.
> >Is there anyway to get the old packages (gcc3.2)?
> >Thanks.
> 
> 
> 
> The typical two responses to this are:
> 
>   - Build gcc 3.2 locally
>   - Use the "Cygwin Time Machine" (Google for this)
> 
> Both of these options put you into "you're on your
> own" territory.  This 
> list can't support home-made or obsolete packages. 
> The alternative is to 
> change the code in question as required to compile
> with the current version
> of gcc.  This approach is supported and is really
> the only option that makes
> sense.  In case I need to underline this point,
> don't make the assumption 
> that it will be easier and quicker to do one of the
> first two options I 
> mentioned.  If it's not clear to you why such an
> assumption would be wrong, 
> you shouldn't be considering these options.  If the
> statement makes sense to 
> you, then you should already recognize that moving
> forward is the best 
> bet. :-)
> 
> 
> 
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