Ports using gcc 4.2 under FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 15 01:56:03 PDT 2007

Naram Qashat wrote:
> I was wondering if it would be possible to test if a port would work 
> properly with GCC 4.2 would help test for FreeBSD 7-CURRENT if I use the 
> lang/gcc42 port while under 6.2-RELEASE.  I want to test and see what 
> does and doesn't compile, maybe to see if I could help the ports tree 
> for 7-CURRENT before I try to move to 7-CURRENT myself.

You don't need to test to see whether or not they compile, hundreds of 
them that do not compile are already marked BROKEN.  What is needed is 
someone to fix them, and that you can help with using the gcc42 port.


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