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Slackware gcc multilib packages rebuilt

Pat Volkerding rebuilt the gcc 4.5.1 packages for Slackware-current, adding support for LTO (Link Time Optimization). Apparently that feature was requested a lot. Consequently I have rebuilt my multilib versions of the gcc-4.5.1 packages for Slackware64-current; get them at (mirror site: Eric

New multilib packages for 64-bit Slackware-current

As you may have noticed already, there are interesting updates in the Slackware ChangeLog.txt ! A new kernel, and new glibc plus gcc packages means there has to be an updated set of multilib packages too or else you bunch of hybrid lovers would be left out in the cold. Well actually there is an […]

New multilib gcc and glibc coming up for Slackware 13.1 RC1

Hi folks As the Slackware ChangeLog states: Fri May 14 19:37:13 UTC 2010 Good hello! We will call this update Slackware 13.1 RC1. With this, the kernel, compiler, and glibc versions are “golden”, and everything is pretty much ready to release. Last call for bug reports… I’m in the process of building the multilib versions […]

Updated multilib gcc packages for -current

For those running the 64-bit version of Slackware, I keep making available multilib versions of Slackware’s 64-bit gcc and glibc packages. Yesterday, gcc in slackware-current was updated to version 4.4.3, so here they are. You can get them here: (The “13.1” may or may not be the version of the next Slackware release, I […]

Compiling vlc (and other software) with gcc 4.4.2

Last week, an upgraded gcc compiler suite (version 4.4.2) was added to slackware-current . The new Gnu C compiler reveals software compilation issues in several programs that did not occur with the previous version of the Gnu C compiler. A nice summary of issues you may encounter when building software using the scripts at […]