newbie question on upgrading GCC

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Apr 11 16:31:22 UTC 2006

Jim Stapleton wrote:
[ ... ]
>> When it comes to changing the default compiler a good rule of thumb is
>> that if you need to ask how to do it, then you should not do it.
> That seems to be a general *nix world rule of thumb for just about everything...

The UNIX world is willing to give you a loaded gun, but we try not to 
instruct people on how to shoot their own feet without at least giving them 
a warning that doing so will hurt.  :-)


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