Why is the glibc/gcc version in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 so old?

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Issue

  • How to get the newer versions of gcc/glibc in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5?
  • Why is glibc/gcc not updated to the latest version available upstream?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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