ln -s /path/libstdc++.so.2.8 /path/libstdc++.so.3.3...
or in the different order
Never remember. It can help if the ./configure script checks just if the library exist in the specific location and if this new lib is compatible with the old one.
If You want to compile library firs find it source code & unpack it. Than just compile it as it is said in INSTALLATION file.You know how to compile?
First should work...