gcc versions following upgrade 6.3 >7.0

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 21 11:09:10 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 03:11:25AM -0700, david at vizion2000.net wrote:
> FreeBSD **.vizion2000.net 7.0-STABLE FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE #0: Wed Jul 16
> 09:27:38 PDT 2008     @**.vizion2000.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> # pkg_info |grep gcc
> gcc-4.1.3_20080630  GNU Compiler Collection 4.1
> gcc-4.2.5_20080702  GNU Compiler Collection 4.2
> gccmakedep-1.0.2    Create dependencies in makefiles using 'gcc -M'
> Should both versions be installed?

That depends.  Are you using any ports which depend on specific versions
of GCC?  The base system version comes with gcc 4.2.1.  There may be
ports which require older or newer GCC, however.

"pkg_info -R" should help you determine what ports are dependant upon
those two GCC ports.

> Do they not place files in same place?


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