Customer Support, GNU C compilers
For your convenience, here some links for free C compilers for different operating systems (GNU gcc) which may be used with FlagShip. Note, this is without any warranty and at your own risc. We guarantee the correct FlagShip functionality only with the standard C compilers from the OS manufacturer, as stated in the "Requirements" docu for any specific FlagShip port (check the "Demos" button in the home page or the link below).
The official GNU site with sources ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/ not only for gcc, but also emacs, perl and much more... A tape or CD-ROM version is available directly from the Free Software Foundation. Mirrors and links are available worlwide.
Binary gcc port for IBM AIX 4.1: http://aixpdslib.seas.ucla.edu/compilertools/gcc4.html or check the general overwiew for many additional PD tools. Note: gcc and gdb for AIX was successfuly tested by multisoft. Your comments are welcome
Binary gcc port for SUN Sparc Solaris: http://www.sunfreeware.com or alternatively http://smc.vnet.net/solaris_2.5.html and read the installation instruction and hints. Your comments and porting reports are welcome.
Binary gcc port for SCO Unix OSF5 or UnixWare: http://www.sco.com/skunkware Your comments and porting reports are welcome.
Binary gcc port for HP-UX 9.x: ftp://jaguar.cs.utah.edu/dist/hpuxbin/ Your comments and porting reports are welcome.
Binary gcc port for HP-UX 10.x: ftp://hpux.ask.uni-karlsruhe.de/hpux/ Your comments and porting reports are welcome.
Note: When using the gcc compiler, a small modification of the configuration file /etc/FSconfig may be required:
- in the CCNAME line, replace the "cc" entry with gcc
- in the PREOPTIONS line, add the keywords -fwritable-strings -fPIC to read similary to PREOPTIONS:-Dyour_used_system -fwritable-strings -fPIC