Problem compiling gcc3.4

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jan 3 11:02:00 PST 2005

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 10:02:17AM +0100, Andreas Davour wrote:
> Hi!
> On my FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE GENERIC (yeah, I will upgrade soon) I can't 
> get the gcc3.4 port to compile.
> Unless I'm mistaken, gcc3.4 is used for 5.3 nowdays. Do I dare to 
> upgrade to 5.3 or do I have the chance of ending up with a broken 
> compiler?

5.3 doesn't use the gcc port to compile the base system, it includes a
version of gcc.  You have nothing to worry about here.

> Or, is it just that the port is broken for 5.2? I haven't found any 
> hints in UPDATING.

5.2 is no longer officially supported by the ports collection, so
problems of this nature are not tracked.

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