Re: 2.0.25 - as errors STILL stop compile

Chris Adams (
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 23:01:00 -0600 (CST)

Robey Pointer <> wrote:
>if they wish us to do other things
>besides detar them over the old version, they should include some
>documentation. (Actually they should do that anyway.) The only things
>on tsx-11 were the binaries, and some very cryptically named
>2.7.2 binaries.

Hmm, let's take a look:

ftp> ls *gcc-*
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
-rw-r--r-- 1 hj linux-gc 4262743 Oct 15 11:22 gcc-
-rw-r--r-- 1 hj linux-gc 1171 Oct 15 11:24 release.gcc-
226 Transfer complete.

Every binary release of the core libraries, the binutils, and gcc for
Linux is accompanied (and has been for quite a while) by a release.*
file. You should always read and follow all instructions contained in
the release.* file.

Chris Adams - - System Admin - Renaissance Internet Services
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