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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] libstdc++5 or 6
- From: "Charles Moir" <CharlesM@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 11:17:58 +0100
- Subject: RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] libstdc++5 or 6
> > My Red hat Fedora Core 4 doesn't appear to have libstdc++ 5.
OK good. So now we know both Ubuntu and Fedora do not ship with v5.
> It's an optional package that could be pulled in by a
> dependency in an RPM. Is it possible to put a list of
> dependencies into an RPM, only one of which must be
> satisfied, if so surely we can just list out the packages for
> all the distributions.
Yes fine, but that's the point. We're not using a package manager yet. I
completely fail to see the logic in using a library that gives us more
compatibility problems. We should be using built-in libraries because a)
they are built in b) require no package manager or extra install c) they
are more modern d) allows us to use a better compiler.
Right now we're *less* compatible with the majority of current Linux by