Netlabs GCC

Version: 
8.3.0 & 3.3.5 (CSD6)
Release date: 
Saturday, 13 May, 2017

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Ports of GNU GCC 3.x and 4.x, which ensure 100% compatibility with ANSI C/C++. Starting from 3.3.5(CSD4) release, introduced new features: fork() support, symlinks, chroot support, and many new functions.

For the old 3.3 version you can also look at ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/ , while on OS2site all the versions are stored: http://www.os2site.com/sw/dev/gcc/index.html

This software is distributed in two modes:
  • as compressed package that you have to download and manually install; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too;
  • as RPM package; you can install it using your favorite rpm package manager, that will take care to download and install both the software and its prerequisites.
Choose the installation mode that you prefer. Please note that not all the versions are available in both the installation modes.

Installation with rpm

This program is installable using the rpm package manager. See below for the install string. Required prerequisites are automatically processed by the package manager and, if needed, downloaded and installed.

gcc-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
gcc-debug-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
gcc-wlink-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
gcc-wrc-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libgcc-fwd-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libgcc1-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libssp-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libstdc++6-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libsupc++6-4.9.2.1-3.oc00 (03/02/2015)
Repository: Netlabs stable
gcc-3.3.5-3.3.5-3.oc00 (26/08/2011)
Repository: Netlabs stable

Manual installation

Unzip the zipfile(s) to the desired directory and see \usr\doc\GCC-x.x.x\Install.os2 file.

Download here the build environment used by Paul Smedley, popular porter of an increasing number of GCC programs!

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install gcc

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

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See http://www.edm2.com/index.php/Compiling_%22OS/2_Presentation_Manager_Programming%22_Samples_on_2016 for an introduction to code compiling.

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