J.D. Bronson jbronson at wixb.com
Fri Apr 30 06:54:48 PDT 2004

At 08:50 AM 04/30/2004, you wrote:
>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.

One thing I do on 5.2.1 is compile gcc 3.4 but use

This way, I have gcc for the kernal, but gcc3 for access to gcc3.4 without
clobbering the freebsd version...


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