Jason Lixfeld jason+lists.freebsd at lixfeld.ca
Fri Apr 30 06:51:00 PDT 2004

On Apr 30, 2004, at 3:09 AM, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 02:15:22AM -0400, Jason Lixfeld wrote:
>> I've just installed gcc3.4 to, among other things take advantange of
>> the -march=opteron options.  I'm in quite a bit of a conundrum here
>> because I've installed, changed the order in $PATH to look in
>> /usr/local/bin before /usr/bin for gcc, cc etc but when I run a make
>> buildworld it fails saying it doen't recognize the -march=opterion
>> option.  This means that the old system version of gcc is still being
>> referenced somehow, even though I've set the paths:
> This is intentional (the system compiler is rebuilt as part of the
> buildworld process, and thereafter used explicitly).
> You can't compile world with a compiler that is not the system
> compiler, because it would fail with errors.  If you must have a world
> compiled with gcc 3.x, you'll have to use the FreeBSD 5.x branch,
> which uses gcc 3.x as the system compiler.

This is a 5.2.1 system but it uses 3.3.3, not 3.4.  so I guess I'll 
have to wait then until 3.4 is the system compiler.

> Kris

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