Gcc 3.3 port

Jens Rehsack rehsack at liwing.de
Thu Nov 13 22:41:35 PST 2003

Marc van Woerkom wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 18:05:00 +0000, Jens Rehsack <rehsack at liwing.de> wrote:
>> Marc van Woerkom
>> Have a look into the pkg-plist file and the Makefile in
>> ${PORTSDIR}/lang/gcc34, it'll show you that it's a
>> snapshot of the summer gcc 3.3.1 and should be updated.
> I have not tracked gcc development for a long time,
> is there a new release out, or do you refer to some newer
> cvs version?

See gcc.gnu.org for more details.

>> Furthermore it shows you, that the installed binaries
>> are in /usr/local/bin and have the suffix '33'.
> Forgive my laziness. :)
>> each program which lies in /usr/bin will be found (and excuted)
>> before anyone from /usr/local/bin. If you now check the files
>> in /usr/share/mk/, you may found out, that the system compiler
>> is named 'cc', not 'gcc', so even if no suffix would be used,
>> no conflict will occur.
> That is good..

Hey, the porters thought.

> In summary, all those gccs coexist and the correct one can be
> be selected by PATH or environment settings.

Check the suffixes!

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