Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

GCC website back online

By Chris Williams. Published: 16th Jul 2003, 16:40:21 | Permalink | Printable

Server bounces back from outage

Users of the GCC for RISC OS will be happy to know that the hard-mofo.dsvr.net web server is back up and running after an unexpected long term outage. The web server in question hosts the GCCSDK and other files related to the freely available C/C++ compiler package.

"The problem was caused by a miscompilation of the Name Service Switch resolver library. It took a while to track down, especially as reverting the software upgrade didn't fix the issue", project maintainer Nick Burrett explained in simple terms on the mailing list for RISC OS GCC users.

Developers using GCC on RISC OS are encouraged to join the mailing list to stay informed of developments and news.

Links

GCC for RISC OS

Previous: Comments on the Microdigital Alpha
Next: Programming articles republished online

Discussion

Viewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end

"miscompilation of the Name Service Switch resolver library" ?

That sounds like a made up excuse to confuse the non-technically minded :-)

C'mon. What really happened? Nick drop a glass of Ribena down the back of the server again? Tsk. -- Spriteman.

 is a RISC OS UserSpriteman on 17/7/03 12:32AM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Sounds a lot like Star Trek technobabble... :)

 is a RISC OS Userskock on 17/7/03 7:33PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • David Ruck comments on RM's decision to pull out of education in Northen Ireland

     1 comment, latest by AndrewDuffell on 5/12/03 7:44PM. Published: 13 Jan 2001

  • Random article

  • MicroDigital tout big RAM for Omega
    While apps use a couple of MB each
     42 comments, latest by blahsnr on 15/07/04 8:19PM. Published: 9 Jul 2004

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "Drobe often has glaring factual errors that could simply be avoided with the bare minimum of research"
    Page generated in 0.0964 seconds.