Problem compiling gcc3.4

Andreas Davour ante at Update.UU.SE
Tue Jan 4 01:19:08 PST 2005

On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> 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.

Excellent. I thought so, but confirmation calms my fears.

>> 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.

Time to learn mergemaster and do that upgrade then...

Thanks Kris!


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