Full Article Attached Linux 1.4 Branch Builds Compiled With GCC 3.2.3

Thursday June 12th, 2003

In a newsgroup posting, Asa Dotzler has announced the availability of 1.4 branch builds for Linux compiled with GCC 3.2.3. These new builds need testing to make sure that the change of compiler has not caused any unexpected bugs. The regular Linux 1.4 branch and trunk builds are currently still compiled using GCC 2.95.3. The GCC 3.2.3 builds can be found in the new latest-1.4-gcc323 directory on

#1 What's the Difference?

by peterlairo <>

Friday June 13th, 2003 1:32 AM

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I'm trying to switch ove to Linux and am interested in learning about the "intricacies" of Linux.

Could someone please explain what the difference is between compiling with GCC 3.2.3 vs GCC 2.95.3 - in terms of mozilla features, speed and/or compatibility or whatever the "difference" may be?