loader: Add --compile-info option to Wine.

Peter Beutner p.beutner at gmx.net
Tue Dec 18 13:20:23 CST 2007

John Klehm schrieb:
> On Dec 18, 2007 9:43 AM, Peter Beutner <p.beutner at gmx.net> wrote:
>> As I recall this is not the only version that causes problems. Plus certain compiler
>> flags have an influence as well. And as most distros ship gcc with a bunch
>> of patches you probably can't even rely on the gcc version alone.
>> Imo it would be better to collect the info on a wiki page.
> Like this one?  http://wiki.winehq.org/GccVersions

ah, nice. didn't know about that one.

> Nothing wrong with having the info output reflect the knowledge
> gathered on the wiki page.

So let's add to that info that gcc 4.2.2 (on gentoo) doesn't work.
As well as recent 4.3-snapshots. (At least that was the status a few
releases back, haven't tested in a while.)
But they did work if you compile with -fstack-protector. And some
distros(I think Ubuntu for example) patch gcc to use that flag by default.
And at least with gcc-4.2.2 it was always very close at the line
between working and non-working. Just a few changes in gdi/kernel/user
could make a difference. So it might even vary between single wine releases.

You want to put and more importantly maintain all those details in the
src code?

I don't think that this is such a great idea. But hey, that's just my

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