FreeBSD and GCC

Subhro subhro.kar at
Wed Oct 20 01:22:40 PDT 2004

Nopes its not possible. However you can very well use the gcc present
in the port and use the knob to overwirte the system compiler although
that is not recommended.


On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 09:01:07 +0100, Walker, Michael
<michael.walker2 at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm not to familiar with what goes on behind the scenes during the FreeBSD
> install process. So please forgive me if this is a dumb question.
> Is there any way to install FreeBSD without gcc and later build from the
> ports tree, to enable me to keep upto date with the gcc project releases.
> Like I said, I don't know if this is possible, but any replies are
> gratefully accepted.
> Mick Walker
> NAAFI Finance International
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