[debian-mysql] src:mysql-*: please consider using gcc-4.4 instead of gcc-4.5

Nicholas Bamber nicholas at periapt.co.uk
Sat May 5 17:33:33 UTC 2012

	Actually more specifically I don't see anywhere that mysql-5.5 (unlike 
mysql-5.1) is specifying the version for gcc. So it should just pick up 
the available version. And I cannot ping crest.debian.net so I would not 
be able to test any customizations.

On 05/05/12 18:21, Nicholas Bamber wrote:
> Thorsten,
> I think it is possible to put in an architecture specific exception.
> However a little more background would is needed as to why we should
> make that effort.
> On 05/05/12 17:44, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> Hi,
>> since doko has said from the start that wheezy will not release
>> with gcc-4.5 (only 4.4 and 4.6 and, it looks like, 4.7), it was
>> never built for m68k.
>> I had built mysql-5.1 with gcc-4.4 and g++-4.4 instead of -4.5,
>> and just started to do the same with the current source package
>> again but believe it too will build just fine. So please for as
>> long as that workaround is still needed use gcc-4.4 and g++-4.4
>> instead of 4.5, at least on m68k, but probably on all architec-
>> tures due to the above.
>> Thanks,
>> //mirabilos
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